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Forage Complete Food Plot Seed

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Complete nutrition. Premium forage.

The most complete mix you can have. Forage Complete provides premium forage, all season long. Like all PlotSpike food plot seeds, Forage Complete contains no seed coatings; so you are assured of high quality, pure seed. From the forage oats for early grazing, to the perennial chicory, and the reseeding clover, you can count on this complete seed mixture to give you a long-lasting food plot that deer will use year-round.

Food plots seeded with Forage Complete are easy to establish and can be grown across the US. With proper soil test and fertilization, expect the best results from this seed blend.

Specifications

Seed Species: Wheat, Oats, Rye, Austrian Winter Peas, Chicory, Brassica, Plantain, and Clover

Coverage Area: 1 acre

Mature Height: 36 inches

Where to use:

In a well prepared seed bad that get adequate sunlight and moisture.

When to use:

Forage Complete planting areas map

YELLOW: Plant September/October. Deer utilize from Fall to Spring. Freeze out is unlikely.

ORANGE: Plant late August. Planting will normally produce good forage until severe weather sets in at 15–20°F and below.

RED: August planting will produce forage until severe cold begins.

How to use:

For best results, plant in a well-prepared bed.

  • Plant seeds no deeper than 1/2 inch deep
  • Adequate moisture is required for proper germination
  • Lime according to soil test and fertilize periodically with high nitrogen fertilizer
  • Plant 40 lbs. per acre

Advice

  1. Perennial Forages in the South

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  2. Pasture Forage Offers Advantages Over Stored Feed

    One of the biggest challenges associated with raising livestock is providing feed for them. For most livestock producers, continual striving to provide a long grazing season for their animals is highly beneficial. Doing this minimizes the amount of hay or other stored feed that will be needed. It is an [...]

  3. SOIL TESTING IS MORE VALUABLE THAN EVER

    Soil testing has long been recommended by agronomists, consultants, and others, and for good reason. Anyone who doesn’t soil test is just guessing with regard to applying fertilizer.  If too much is applied, money has been wasted; if too little is applied, forage growth will be less than optimal.  Without [...]

  4. Pruning Your Garden in Late-Winter

    It may seem like fall is the ideal time to cut back your garden plants, and if you’re thinking of grass, vegetables and perennials, it is. But shrubs, on the other hand, benefit from a late-winter, early spring prune.  Why Prune in Late-Winter? In temperate regions, most shrubs go dormant [...]

  5. Forage Quality and Animal Needs

    Minimizing the need for hay or other stored feed is a key to profitable forage/livestock production. Numerous strategies can be used to accomplish this, one of which is striving to match animal needs to forage quality. Different animal types and classes have different nutritional needs. Therefore, by having animals with [...]