Wildlife & Food Plot Seed Varieties
Buck Forage Oats (Annual)
Seed 100 lbs/acre
Forage oats are very cold tolerant and can remain green until temperatures drop to 10°F or below. Deer will dig these out of the snow cover. Contains more digestible protein than corn. Call us for our volume discounts!
Seed 100 lbs/acre from August 15th-September 7th.
Black Oil Sunflowers (Annual)
Seed 5 lb/acre or 1 lb/10,000 ft2
Moderate height sunflower with good seed production for all game bird species. Plant after all danger of frost has passed.
Seed 5 lb/acre or 1 lb/10,000 ft2; plant 1-2 in. deep.
Plant May 15th-June.
Sugar Beets (Annual)
Seed 1-2 lbs/acre
A superior attractant, deer love the foliage and the roots of sugar beets. Plant into soil 50°F or warmer. Sugar beets should not be planted deeper than 1 ½ in.
Non-Roundup Ready Variety.
Seed 1-2 lbs/acre from Mid-April-May.
Small Burnet (Perennial)
Seed 5-8 lbs/acre
Long-lived, hardy, herbaceous forb will draw bucks in with excellent grazing all season long. Stays green deep into the fall & early winter. Excellent drought tolerance. Recommended to be seeded in mixture with other wildlife species. Avoid wet soils.
Seed 5-8 lbs/acre from April-May. Plant at ¼ to ¾ in. depth.
Austrian Winter Peas (Annual)
Seed 40-70 lbs/acre
Viney, fall-seeded winter annual legume that is great for wildlife grazing. Not considered winter-hardy north of Interstate 90 (MN).
Seed 40-70 lbs/acre straight from March-April or August-September 15th.