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#376635 - 09/01/07 08:04 PM Seeding Rate
Trapper John
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With the lack of acorns and such how much would you increase the seeding rate for your plots?

I usually overseed by 10-20% in a normal year with plenty of rain. That's just for good measure. This year I'm sure the plots will be hammered from the beginning.

What do you think? Double it?

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#376699 - 09/01/07 08:48 PM Re: Seeding Rate [Re: Trapper John]
8 POINTS OR BETTER
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I'll have to replant all my food plots every thing is dead this year.
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#377246 - 09/02/07 11:31 AM Re: Seeding Rate [Re: 8 POINTS OR BETTER]
AlabamaSwamper
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I'm going to plant at normal rate. However, I'm gonna keep some wheat in storage to overseed if need be.

Plus, I doubt I could overseed anymore than I already do at initial planting. lol
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#377326 - 09/02/07 01:09 PM Re: Seeding Rate [Re: AlabamaSwamper]
HOOK
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You should ALWAYS plant the normal rate. If increasing your feeding capabilities is your concern then you need to increase your feeding area.
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#377446 - 09/02/07 05:22 PM Re: Seeding Rate [Re: HOOK]
deerchaser007
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I agree with hook. Overseeding of some plants will kill out others in a mix. BUT,.. i may add in an aditional 20 lbs or so of wheat into mine this year if needed.
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