late PA planting - Deer Hunting Forums

Go Back   Deer Hunting Forums > Game Management > Food Plots
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 08-29-2010, 06:08 AM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oregon, Ohio
Posts: 8,304
Default late PA planting

Could use some help. I'm going to have the use of a big rototiller and 4 WD tractor again next month and was wondering what I could plant that might grow quick and provide some winter feed? I'm just going to strip till for now and plant something and hit it all next spring. This will be a short growing/ sprouting time period so no sense wasting $ on high cost seeds. Thanks for input.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 08-29-2010, 08:56 AM
Buckshot's Avatar
B&C 160 Class
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 1,220
Default

HM If it were in TN I would say Winter wheat is your best bet. I would imagine that PA would be good for it as well. It is fairly inexpensive at $12 a 50lb bag and 1 or 2 bags per acre will provide a lot of forage. Crimson clover is also inexpensive it's less than a dollar a pound and 5lb over seeded with the wheat will do an acre and will provide the wheat some nitrogen when it gets up a little.

I am going to keep an eye out for a tiller I think that would be the way to go.
__________________
If your to busy to go hunting, your just to busy.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 08-29-2010, 02:02 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oregon, Ohio
Posts: 8,304
Default

Thanks buckshot. The one I borrow is called a King Kong cutter, pulled behind a Kubota small diesel 4WD. The tiller is I think a 60" model. Does nice work on the yellow clay soil I have to work in.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 08-29-2010, 07:10 PM
delbert's Avatar
B&C 160 Class
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: NE Arkansas
Posts: 1,524
Default

If Oats grow that far up its cheep and the deer like it
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Top Posters
Hunting Man8304
BruceBruce19595700
buckfever5650
timberghost3942
joel the signman3608
gfdeputy23296
tator3245
delbert1524
Buckshot1220
hunt NH1203
Photos
good membories
8point
good membories


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:09 AM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
 

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1