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#3346734 - 09/04/13 09:03 AM Seed opinions needed
8 Point

Registered: 09/13/06
Posts: 1377
Loc: Hardin Valley

I was going to seed my plot with winter wheat and peas, and have a guy till it under for me.

Now I call Knox Seed, they have a mix of wheat, peas, rye, oats, and clover, but they say it doesn't really need to be tilled.

I don't know that I would gain anything out of the rye and the oats.

I am thinking of doing the wheat and peas, then coming back after its tilled and toss clover and drag it.

Any opinions?
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#3346885 - 09/04/13 11:31 AM Re: Seed opinions needed [Re: 416wbymag]
16 Point

Registered: 01/11/04
Posts: 16954
Loc: Allardt, TN

Peas need to be worked in the ground somehow, IMO. Its always good to offer more variety, again IMO. Your plan will work either way.
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#3347329 - 09/04/13 06:18 PM Re: Seed opinions needed [Re: smstone22]
Hunt 365
4 Point

Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 458
Loc: Jackson, Tennessee

I like your plan, but throw wheat pleas, till, drag THEn throw clover.
#3347692 - 09/05/13 03:58 AM Re: Seed opinions needed [Re: Hunt 365]
8 Point

Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 1231
Loc: West Tn.

Rye and oats imo are very good. I plant some every year and the deer love them. I just broadcast them then pull a harrow over them.
#3347775 - 09/05/13 06:19 AM Re: Seed opinions needed [Re: bbuck14]

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 98
Loc: morgan

I plant winter peas, oats and white clover together every year for my fall plot . The deer seem to like the oats better than the wheat at my place . Then i can turn this under the next year or leave the clover for an extra year . Ive tried all the name brand high priced seed but the co-op seed does as good as anything ive used
#3348203 - 09/05/13 12:54 PM Re: Seed opinions needed [Re: barkscraper]
Hunter 257W
10 Point

Registered: 10/04/12
Posts: 3522
Loc: Franklin County

I'd use the entire mix. Deer are likely to not eat one or more of the plants but that's the beauty of a mix compared to a single plant food plot, the deer are much more likely to find at least one they will eat in the mix.
#3348544 - 09/05/13 06:41 PM Re: Seed opinions needed [Re: Hunter 257W]
8 Point

Registered: 09/13/06
Posts: 1377
Loc: Hardin Valley

Thanks for all the ideas guys, I bought some wheat and peas today. I can top coat and drag anytime, I will see how these germinate.
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But it takes a bigger man to make him cry.

#3348574 - 09/05/13 07:05 PM Re: Seed opinions needed [Re: 416wbymag]
14 Point

Registered: 09/05/06
Posts: 8565
Loc: Powell

I hope some are going in front of my setup! \:D
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#3349949 - 09/06/13 08:36 PM Re: Seed opinions needed [Re: 416wbymag]
Boone 58
16 Point

Registered: 06/23/04
Posts: 15185
Loc: Food Plot

We disk, drag , sow......wheat and or oats.....drag.....then sow clover.
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