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New Plot??????

Old 08-21-2009, 12:18 PM
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What are some of the best plants to put into a food plot right now....i want it to be used for both oct. 3 bow season opener and i want something in the plot that will last heavy browse all the way up to december (rifle season)....

any thoughts would be appreciated
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Old 08-21-2009, 12:59 PM
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If you have your soil right, oats are hard to beat for a fall shootem up plot.

If you throw 5 lbs of inoculated ladino clover in with it you will have a good stand next year with barely any work.
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Old 08-21-2009, 01:58 PM
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Another vote for oats, Buck Forage Oats, with clover. I would go ahead and do a soil test and apply lime as needed as soon as you can.
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Old 08-21-2009, 02:05 PM
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Winter rye would be another good choice. It puts on a lot of growth in the fall for our northern climates.
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