Wildlife Management / Food Plots This forum is about all wildlife management including deer, food plots, land management, predators etc.

Food plot prep

Old 06-14-2005, 08:29 PM
  #1  
Fork Horn
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: NE PA
Posts: 265
Default Food plot prep

I have about 4 ac tilled up and limed. I was plannning on planting a clover plot in mid summer in NE PA. It's been @ 3 weeks since I used round up. Do you think I should re-till the ground or re-spray with round-up if there is any signs of new growth.
270sniper is offline  
Old 06-14-2005, 09:00 PM
  #2  
Typical Buck
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Coffeyville KS USA
Posts: 931
Default RE: Food plot prep

i would retill. it's cheaper. plus you'll bring dormant seeds up to the surface again, and when those start to germinate you can retill or spray roundup again.

i'm taking a stab with this statement, but i would speculate that your last weed/grass control procedure before planting should be roundup. all prior ones should be tillage.
psandhu is offline  
Old 06-15-2005, 07:57 AM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Bonnots Mill Missouri USA
Posts: 237
Default RE: Food plot prep

Either spray or till the new growth of weeds. Tilling will dowhat psandhu said. I see no advantages of spraying Roundup prior to planting if you are going to constantly rework the ground every 2-4 weeks. The only exception would be if you are going to notill or broadcast the cloverwithout covering it. Neither is too likely for aFallfood plot.
greg-dude is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Lightsout
Wildlife Management / Food Plots
4
12-11-2008 01:25 PM
mossbergman11
Whitetail Deer Hunting
3
01-01-2008 09:07 PM
millerhunter13
Camp Cooking and Game Processing
3
12-04-2007 08:55 AM
silbowhunter
Wildlife Management / Food Plots
2
09-20-2004 07:16 PM
borealboy
Wildlife Management / Food Plots
3
01-25-2003 02:37 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Quick Reply: Food plot prep


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.