How are your food plots looking?

Discussion in 'Food Plots & Habitat Improvement' started by Sota, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. adkhunter1590

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    Woke up and had to head right to work. But I walked out back to my new field real quick just to see if my neighbor did the final discing yet while I was sleeping and glad to see that he did. Looks great now. Will seed it tomorrow morning when I get home from work. Little late but better than never. Snapped a quick pic before I walked back to my car and headed to work.
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    Got my seed in the dirt today. Whitetail institute tall tine tubers, pure attraction, deer creek seed succulent succotash and top dressed with winter wheat I got from work. Dragged my spike tooth chain harrow around at first to level out the plot some more and break up a few clumps then spread the seed. Filled the roller up with water to make it nice and heavy and pressed all the seed into the dirt. Let's see what happens now

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    I'm going to start selling food plot seed. The name on it will be "Food Plot Seed". :lol:
     
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    Got the fence up yesterday in the rain, hopefully the peas will come up.
     
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    Did a little hand "mowing" in the clover plot for weed control. I was thinking of spraying for broadleaf control again??? Should I bother? Or just wait until next year?
     
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    One of my plots with a brassica blend on it...[​IMG][​IMG]


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    My first attempt at a plot. Oats and turnips at 10 days. Would you guys throw out some clover to fill in the holes?
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    The turnips will canopy to the point it will shade lots of things out. JMO.
     
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    Put up my stand on the field this past Sunday. Can't wait to be sitting here looking at the turnips that are growing in thick in October!
     
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  11. ruteger

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    No weed killer clover foodplot with some winter wheat overseeded. It's been dry so it hasn't come back as nicely since the last mowing. Hoping for some rain. This is the third year for this foodplot. I've overseeded each year with clover to fill in holes and it's still coming in nicely.

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    Some recent pics of a few of mine. Did a drone video shoot for my webshow yesterday, I'm gonna post up a video sometime this week showing all the results of the work we've put into them this year.


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    I tell you what it was a leap of faith to take a tiller to my established clover, I tilled a big U shape in the middle of the plot. Threw in some austrian winter peas and over seeded with clover. The peas are coming along very nicely and will provide more forage then the clover.
     
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    Fertilized the Oats and Brassicas last week with 34-0-0 and wow am I amazed with the results. If you follow instructions to a T you will not be disappointed. First year planting and I am happy with the results. Blind has been brushed in for a month so its a waiting game now! Plot is surrouned by corn and beans so I'm hoping once they get harvested the plot will draw deer in rapidly. food plot update.jpg
     
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    We rec'd about 4" of rain at the first of this week. That has really helped the food plots come along. I don't have any still photos of them. I'll get some when I can get down there without being taken away by the mosquitos.
     
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    These are 2 images of our Tornado Alley plot. We brush hogged the damages beans under then planted an oats/brassica mix. It's just starting to come up. The Bur Oak is really dropping acorns. I couldn't stay long due to the mosquitoes.
     

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    Breaking my own rule but here’s some pictures of pictures of my brassica plots getting hit in daylight.

    I was only partially satisfied with my growth results but seeing as they are the only green food left the deer have been hammering them, more so than other years.


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    This is how my plots all ended up. My chicory/clover mix was the best I had this year, got absolutely hammered all early season up until the first snow.


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    IMG_5994.JPG my alfalfa plot looks better this year then last


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    Been waiting to plant till we get some rain, raked the plot and put down grass killer. Hope to get the seed down friday afternoon and it is going to rain Saturday.
     

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