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#429500 - 10/03/07 09:43 PM Butt Kicking Update
Trapper John
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Not a bit of the seed I planted germinated. I basically put out 750 pounds of turkey food.

I disked again and bought new seed from Ag. Services. Germination tested 7-07 at 85%.

The guy said it has been a problem this year after the freeze earlier in the Spring.

This time maybe it'll work.

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#429683 - 10/03/07 10:55 PM Re: Butt Kicking Update [Re: Trapper John]
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Man that sux I hope it works out for ya
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#430087 - 10/04/07 09:52 AM Re: Butt Kicking Update [Re: Rut-N-Strut]
TAS
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Did you do your paper towel test?
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#430623 - 10/04/07 03:42 PM Re: Butt Kicking Update [Re: TAS]
Trapper John
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To be honest this is the last attempt no matter what and I'm running short on time. It's going in the ground regardless. I might toss a few into the paper towel test and see what happens but the results won't change anything.
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#430669 - 10/04/07 04:02 PM Re: Butt Kicking Update [Re: Trapper John]
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Alittle rain will help alot of us.
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#430719 - 10/04/07 04:36 PM Re: Butt Kicking Update [Re: WestTn Huntin'man]
Trapper John
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Rain is good, but that wasn't the issue here. The seed itself was bad. I got 0% germination when I tested it at home. It got plenty of rain.
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#430735 - 10/04/07 04:42 PM Re: Butt Kicking Update [Re: Trapper John]
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10-4 Thats a real bummer to waste all that time ,effort,and gas.I hope if they know it was bad ??and You got some extra good seed to make up for it.
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#430742 - 10/04/07 04:45 PM Re: Butt Kicking Update [Re: WestTn Huntin'man]
Trapper John
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I bought the bad seed from a new source this year. Once I realized it was bad I bought new seed from where I usually go and they assured me the new stuff was tested in July of this year.

I'll be calling the other place this week to inform them they may have a bad batch and see what they say.

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