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Old 09-04-2008, 06:51 PM   #1
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Hey guys I just tilled up a small piece on the inlaws place that eventually will be planted to hay, but for the fall and winter, is there mix that will do anything this late if I planted it now? I'm in the north east if it makes a difference. The soil is damp and dark. The area is roughly 100' X 100'. It was a PIA spot in the field, I finally had a chance to till up. Deer do visit the place now and again I see they're prints.
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Old 09-04-2008, 07:32 PM   #2
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Plant winter wheat....Deer love it and will eat it all winter long. You can plant it now or in 4 weeks. Doesnt matter it will stay green until spring.
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Old 09-04-2008, 07:48 PM   #3
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I just planted my fall food plots last week. You should be in good shape for planting. I would do a soil test before you spend a lot of money on seeds.
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Old 09-04-2008, 08:34 PM   #4
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Yeah winter wheat would be great and green or even clover. Either one really they both will be green all winter and the deer really start hitting hard after the first frost of the year.
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Winter wheat the same as buck wheat? (mabey a local term?)
Hilltop, I asume you mean pH, where should it be?
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Old 09-04-2008, 09:29 PM   #6
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we just put in Evolved Habitats Great Lakes mix. I started to come up in 3-4 days.
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