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    A few forage soybeans are glyphosate resistant. ...

    A few forage soybeans are glyphosate resistant. Many are not. Those gly resistant forage beans are twice the price of ag variety beans. For the most part, to keep it simple, glyphosate is...
  2. Native Soil pH - The United States of America

    Can't talk food plots without talking soil pH.

    Found this on another forum. Very interesting. Understand, its a very specific general map if that makes any sense!!

    I understand it to be the...
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    Very nice! People work food plots with a lot...

    Very nice! People work food plots with a lot less. I had a Kubota with about the same hp and it was taxed pulling a four gang disc. I'm running 38 hp now and couldn't ask for more....don't need...
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    That sounds better!

    That sounds better!
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    I want to re-vist this since no one took the...

    I want to re-vist this since no one took the bait! Tillage in preparation of seeding. Why do (did) we do it? One of the cardinal rules of seeding is getting the seed in the soil at the right depth...
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    Just make sure you get it covered. At least an...

    Just make sure you get it covered. At least an inch of soil on top. The thing is, If you were going to plant, let's say, 24,000 per acre with a planter you might boost it as much as 30% - 50%...
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    15 x 40? Yards or feet? Feet? 600 sq ft? You...

    15 x 40? Yards or feet? Feet? 600 sq ft? You want deer to stop there to eat -- and be killed, right? Over an entire growing season a 600 sq ft plot planted with clover will produce the...
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    Even worse if you have an overgrown area. it...

    Even worse if you have an overgrown area. it takes some real equipment to rip soil chalk full of roots of living plants. Google "throw and mow."

    Go to a forum dedicated to food plots -- like...
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    If you can rip your soil with it, you probably...

    If you can rip your soil with it, you probably don't need it. There are lots of "no-till" techniques that work. And, anyhow, what's the point of ripping soil? If you can answer that question, then...
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    I'm skeptical. River bottom that floods? Save...

    I'm skeptical. River bottom that floods? Save your lime and fertilizer money. You can't hold it in the soil. Clover? Well, yes, it will tolerate some standing what, but not for long. There are...
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    Ummmmm.....no. I think I would do something else...

    Ummmmm.....no. I think I would do something else rather than plant corn with a single row (push?) corn planter. If we're thinks of the same kind of device, they don't work except in well prepared...
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    Let's stop for a moment and think about some...

    Let's stop for a moment and think about some things. There are a lot of unknowns in your situation. What I'm about to say I might say differently if I knew more. But, there are little bells...
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    Let's assume you have no equipment other than a...

    Let's assume you have no equipment other than a small tractor, The no-till drill - this one or someone else's is the right planter to buy! You need no tillage equipment and you can plant anything...
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    If it's more than $6k, it'll be priced out of the...

    If it's more than $6k, it'll be priced out of the market. Not sure how it works on an ATV! Yikes! I don't know if this is necessary, and if not, I apologize. The seed spacing on a no-till drill is...
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    You should probably be taking a nap PAKraig! ...

    You should probably be taking a nap PAKraig! There's nothing going on down on the farm....if that's any clue. Well, maybe some soil sampling. Good time to pull some dirt. If your plots need lime,...
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    Nothing specific to offer - just bits of wisdom. ...

    Nothing specific to offer - just bits of wisdom. Nobody ever got in a field and said, Gee, I wish I had less horsepower!" Shop. Look and look and look. Ads. Dealers. Wherever. Whenever. Fast...
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    Great pics!

    Great pics!
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    Frost Berseem OR soybeans? Berseem planted last...

    Frost Berseem OR soybeans? Berseem planted last fall or this past spring? Everything I read would indicate the actually amount of production (tonnage, for example) by soybeans far exceeds that of...
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    Pulverized or pelleted lime? Whatever's easier...

    Pulverized or pelleted lime? Whatever's easier for you to apply.

    One other thing you might want to consider....and I only bring this up since you mentioned weed problems......assuming your area...
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    First, think about planting in the fall....not...

    First, think about planting in the fall....not the spring. Spring plantings are like saying you don't want to get wet, yet you walk out the door into a torrential downpour. Now, the area you...
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    My last Kubota was a 24 horse. It got the job...

    My last Kubota was a 24 horse. It got the job done. My new one is 30. Nobody ever got in the field and said, gee I wish I had less horsepower.....
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    Chufa is supposed to be a great turkey draw. I...

    Chufa is supposed to be a great turkey draw. I tried it. The deer pawed the seed out of the ground before it germinated. Any grains are good. But you need to think about seasonality. Grasses and...
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    You asked about a disc, but your getting more...

    You asked about a disc, but your getting more than you wanted! First, let's ask the question about why you want to use one? Primarily two reasons. One, the best success with planting involves...
  24. Thread: Throw n grow

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    Annual ryegrass is what you find in a lot of seed...

    Annual ryegrass is what you find in a lot of seed mixes. It's only there becasue the'growers' demand something green, now! If you let it grow to maturity, meaning the plant produces seeds, you...
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    Yep!^^^^^^^^^ You're doing the right thing,...

    Yep!^^^^^^^^^

    You're doing the right thing, but you need to do it for multiple years. With Johnson grass you have two problems, it being a perennial. Seeds. And, the massive underground root...
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    The No Plow you reference gets good reviews. You...

    The No Plow you reference gets good reviews. You mention rye. Ryegrass or the cereal grain RYE? When plants get as tall as you say, they are not very palatable and, given a better choice of foods,...
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    Tell me more. I don't know Antler King. Grasses...

    Tell me more. I don't know Antler King. Grasses are controlled with clethadim. it won't hurt broadleaf plants - including weeds. Brassicas with broadleaf weeds? I don't think there's a herbicide...
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    I know you're going to think I'm delusional. Why...

    I know you're going to think I'm delusional. Why not plant the field that's got all the grass in it....then mow it? I know, I know - I was skeptical of this thing call throw and mow, but plotters...
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    I'm not an apple tree expert, but i'll take a...

    I'm not an apple tree expert, but i'll take a crack since no one else has. Do they ever flower? If they do, you still need at least two flowering trees. Maybe fertility or climate are the causes...
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    You have two difficult hurdles. One is lack of...

    You have two difficult hurdles. One is lack of sunlight and the other is plot size. If you can get something to grow and the deer find it, it won't last long. Food gone. Objective lost.
    So, do...
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