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Old 11-29-2007, 08:27 PM
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Hey I was wandering if anyone tried the food plot seed and if it works good and what brand do the deer seem to like the best. thanks!!!!!
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Old 11-29-2007, 10:03 PM
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Couple times- always works great - lots of different mixes -
Lots of work though - no magic beans that I've found yet.

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Old 11-30-2007, 01:18 PM
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Do not pay big bucks for someone's deer plot food. Go the Co-Oo, buy the ingredients and mix it yourself.
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Old 11-30-2007, 01:24 PM
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ok so would if I mixed like clover grass seed and a bag of deer plot seed in do you think that would work??? or what do you mix up that you found works the best???
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Old 11-30-2007, 06:43 PM
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1st - for a 1st time plot - I wouldn't mix seeds. I'd buy a good clover seed from a reputable seed source like Biologic, Imperial Whitetail, Tecomate, etc. Plant it according to their directions - make sure you have a good, bare dirt seed bed, to start.

Don't ever mix grass in a deer plot - deer rarely eat grass - and eventually it will take over a plot.

Fight the urge to seed more than the reccomended amount.

Last - Ph,Moistureand Soil preparation are probably the 3 most important things that you need to consider. No way can you just toss out any seed mix, and expect to have a good deer plot - unless you are very lucky.

Google Search - "fooplot" or check out the articles on the QDMA website - to get started.


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Old 12-01-2007, 08:10 AM
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Clover does not do well in all parts of the US.In much of OK itdoes not do well. Fora spring-summer food plot in the south you cannot beat milo and peas.The peas climb the milo stalks. As soon as the milo heads mature the deer hit it.When it cools down a little there is often a second growth of milo that the deer love to eat.
Soybeans also workeer love to eat green soybean plants.

For a fall-winter feed plot oats are hard to beat in the south.Visited one of our places last evening. The deer were ignoring the neighbors wheat fields and had piled into our oats patches. The deer are there because there are very few oak trees in that area.Oats may freeze outfarther north.
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Old 12-02-2007, 09:10 PM
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so what time should I plant this seed????
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Old 12-03-2007, 06:19 AM
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"so what time should I plant this seed????"


Where are you located?

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southern Oregon
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Old 12-03-2007, 06:19 PM
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ORIGINAL: HOGHUNTINGUNLIMITED southern Oregon
Almost all the different clover seed produced in the US comes from Eastern Oregon and Washinton. It is sold to companies thatcombineit into smaller bags with deer pictures on the front.

Tecomate got its seed from Barenburg(sp), then sold its seed distribution business to Barenburg(sp). Send a soil test into the state ag department asking for a fertilizer recommendation for white clover. Then lime and fertilize per the soil test.Spray roundup several times over the summer. Broadcast your seed early fall.



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