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#2916466 - 08/22/12 01:44 PM Picked up a food plot blend.
Carlos Viagra
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Thanks to the guys at Bob's feed and fertilizer here in Crossville I'm well on my way to starting a great plot. They have a blend that contains Wheat, Whole Oats, Austria Winter Peas, Red Clover, Rape, Crimpson Clover, Purple Hull Peas, Ladino Clover, Buckwheat, White Clover, Alfafa, Turnip, Sunflower, and Chicory.

That seems like a little of everything and I can't wait to see how this turns out. Has anyone here used their mixture?
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#2916504 - 08/22/12 02:10 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: Carlos Viagra]
Jarred525
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Wow! \:\)
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#2916505 - 08/22/12 02:11 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: Carlos Viagra]
BlountArrow
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A) What are the percentages?
I'm just curious how much of a true mixture it is. That is the only problem I have found with some mixtures. I have looked at some "mixtures" that have many of the things you mention but it is like 80%+ rape. For example, Chicory is very expensive and I would be surprised if they're giving you much of that in your mixture. Then again, I don't know what you paid either.
B) What was the price tag?
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#2916508 - 08/22/12 02:12 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: BlountArrow]
Football Hunter
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 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
A) What are the percentages?
I'm just curious how much of a true mixture it is. That is the only problem I have found with some mixtures. I have looked at some "mixtures" that have many of the things you mention but it is like 80%+ rape. For example, Chicory is very expensive and I would be surprised if they're giving you much of that in your mixture. Then again, I don't know what you paid either.
B) What was the price tag?
You beat me too it,lots of mixtures are heavy on the cheaper stuff.
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#2916516 - 08/22/12 02:16 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: Carlos Viagra]
jmb4wd
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Sounds like they gave you everything they had!!!!

Just remember, sunflower, buckwheat, purple hull, will be dead at first frost.

Also gonna be hard to get a correct seeding depth with that variety of seeds. You have clovers and brassicsa that need a 1/4 inch depth and wheat and oats that can be 1 to 1 and half.
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#2916518 - 08/22/12 02:17 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: Football Hunter]
Andy S.
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 Originally Posted By: Football Hunter
lots of mixtures are heavy on the cheaper stuff.
This has been my experience as well.
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#2916555 - 08/22/12 02:49 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: jmb4wd]
muddyboots
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 Originally Posted By: jmb4wd
Sounds like they gave you everything they had!!!!

Just remember, sunflower, buckwheat, purple hull, will be dead at first frost.

Also gonna be hard to get a correct seeding depth with that variety of seeds. You have clovers and brassicsa that need a 1/4 inch depth and wheat and oats that can be 1 to 1 and half.


Thats what i was thinking. I try to stay away from mixes. Good luck.
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#2916557 - 08/22/12 02:53 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: muddyboots]
Carlos Viagra
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It was 18 bucks for 25#
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#2916574 - 08/22/12 03:06 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: Carlos Viagra]
BlountArrow
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 Originally Posted By: Carlos Viagra
It was 18 bucks for 25#


What about percentages? If they're not listed - might not really be the cat's meow.
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#2916644 - 08/22/12 03:53 PM Re: Picked up a food plot blend. [Re: BlountArrow]
Carlos Viagra
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I'm really not sure of the %. Hopefully its a fair deal. I bought an extrsa bag of wheat and oats so I can't go wrong from what the old timers have told me.
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