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Finally, food plot planted

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Finally, with all this rain we have had, I had a small window with rain coming today to get seeds in the ground. 

While I was busy trying to finish  some work on my house, my wife got on the tractor and turned the dirt once last week then again yesterday. Then I hooked up the drill and got some soybeans in the ground before dark. 

With a high deer density these beans will get wiped out. Late July early August, I will broadcast a brassica mix. Around Labor day Winter rye will get broadcast. 

The layered food plot seems to work well with the amount of deer I have. 

Gives them a variety and they have something to browse pretty much year round. The strip around the edge is a mix of clovers [1/2 Alsike clover and trefoil] for wet areas as my soil is a lot of clay and holds water so nothing else will grow well around the edges. 

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Did you say that you had your wife work on the food plot? Wow! Impressive!

David

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looks good T, I fenced mine with a gallagher wtyle electric setup so they can canopy, and then let the deer get at em.   Mine are about the 2nd or 3rd leaf stage now, and should take off well.  Hope you did not forget to inoculate them.

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Nice Tom . Just in time for this rain . And you have a damn good farm hand working with you !  

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Awesome! My frost seeded clover is pushing 14” tall already. Kudos to the wife also for stepping in and helping you out 

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Looks like a midwest farm! Nice Tom :up:

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Great news Tom! Always nice to get seed in the ground before a rain.

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8 hours ago, Zipper said:

Great news Tom! Always nice to get seed in the ground before a rain.

That would be every other day this year....Rain

Looks good Tom

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