WILDLIFE SEED

SPRING WILDLIFE MIX

Missouri Southern’s Spring Mix is attractive to many wildlife species; deer, turkey, quail and more. The diversity of these different plants will provide food in spring, summer, fall, and early winter. This quality mix contains 50% soybeans; 20% hybrid grain sorghum; 20% German foxtail millet, and 10% perodovic sunflowers. Plant 50 lbs. per acre -Mid-May thru July.

SYNERGY LADINO CLOVER

Synergy Ladino clover is a long-lived perennial and a must have for wildlife food plots. Synergy spreads by stolons and secondary roots making a dense green mat. Synergy also grows upright for high yields and more browse. Synergy is tolerant of wet soils and lower ph. Easy to seed. Sow in late winter, early spring, or late, late summer. Seed 8 lbs. to the acre for thick stands.

FALL WILDLIFE MIX

MissouriSouthern’s mix is a diversity of small grains, legumes, and brassicas that give deer the option of selection. This mix contains 30% Bob Oats; 25% Winter Wheat; 25% Winter Rye; 15% Austrian Winter Peas; 5% Turnips and Rape. Good food for deer and other wildlife in the fall, winter and early spring. Plant 50 to 100 lbs. per acre – September thru November.

DEER MAGIC

Deer love alfalfa, ladino clover, and chicory. We have combined Venus Alfalfa, Synergy Ladino Clover, and Chicory to make a long-living, high protein plot which not only gives deer a desirable and nutritious diet, but also spreads your food plot risk. Seed 10 lbs. per acre in spring and late summer.

CORN, HYBRID, FIELD

Roundup Ready; 115 day maturity. Allows weed control in food plots. 80,000 kernel bag. Plant April-June. Covers 4 acres.

CORN, REID’S YELLOW DENT

 This old fashioned, 110 day maturity field corn is an open pollinted, non-hybrid variety with yellow kernels. A hardy and productive plant that will attract many wildlife species including deer. Plant 10 to 12 lbs. per acre April thru June.

SUNFLOWER, PEREDOVIC

Small, black sunflowers, growing 4-5 feet in height. Attracts game birds and other wildlife. Provides good hunter cover. 100-120 days to maturity. 30 lbs broadcast, 15 lbs. drilled. Plant April-July.

SUNFLOWER, HYBRID

High in oil content, attracting most wildlife. Grown 2-3 ft with small heads filled with seeds. Plant 15 lbs. per acre broadcast, or 6-8 lbs. drilled. 100 day maturity. Plant April-July

LABLAB

This summer bean is extremely high yielding and drought tolerant. Once established, Lab Lab’s high protein content makes it excellent for deer throughout the summer and fall until a killing frost. Lab Lab can be planted with millet, sorghum, or corn to provide a stalk for the vines to climb. This will help increase its productivity. Plant 20 lbs. per acre May thru July.

9200 Y GRAIN SORGHUM

This hybrid is a cream colored hetro-yellow endosperm milo. 9200Y has great standability and excellent yield potential. Most often grown for livestock, but is also used as a wildlife product. It is both used for dry land & irrigated production. Plant May thru July.

SORGHUM, WGF GRAIN

Wild Game Food, open pollinated is a short Milo 24″ to 30″, upright in growth with full grain head. Excellent wildlife feed. Ducks and geese love it. 100 day maturity. Plant 30 lbs broadcast, 15 lbs. drilled. May-July

SILO 700D FORAGE SORGHUM

A forage sorghum that puts on grain heads. Grows tall, allowing for lodging that gives feed and excellent cover for wildlife. Upland game birds and songbirds love it, not to mention turkey, deer, and rabbits. Grain heads are similar to Milo in size. 100-120 day maturity. Seed 15 lbs. per acre broadcast, or 8 lbs. per acre drilled. Plant May-July.

BUCKWHEAT

Good for quail, doves, turkey, duck, and geese, plus other wildlife. Abundance of feed. 10-12 week maturity. Plant 40-50# per acre. April-July

COWPEAS

This viney, summer legume will attract turkey and deer from seedling stage on through maturity. Grows well on various soil types with very little preparation. Plant May thru July 60 lbs per acre.

RICE

A duck and goose hunters dream wildlife plot. Don’t wait for it to happen—create your own waterfowl habitat, preseason and postseason. Convert that wet land into a living sanctuary. Your reward will come from many hours of nature’s association with hunting and waterfowl observations. Seed 50-90 lbs per acre. 150 day maturity. Plant June-July.

EGYPTIAN WHEAT

Really a sorghum, very tall with a grain head. Provides excellent cover and feed for birds as it bends over. Seed 10-15 lbs. per acre.

JAPANESE MILLET

One of many different millets, growing fast to 2-4 ft. in height. Maturity 100-120 days. Good in flood plain. Ducks, geese, dove and quail. 20-30 lbs. per acres. Plant May-Sept.

BROWN TOP MILLET

Grows 2-4 feet tall for quail, doves, turkey and ducks. Will produce seed in 60-70 days. Seed 30-40 lbs. per acre.

GERMAN FOXTAIL MILLET

A summer annual grass usually cultivated for cattle hay. Seed heads have a foxtail appearance. Seeds are attractive to quail, dove, and other upland birds. Seed ripens in 60 days. Drill 20 – 25 lbs; Broadcast 30 lbs. in late May thru July.

WHITE PROSO MILLET

Grows 1-2 ft. putting on small seeds that have high appeal to doves. Quail, pheasant and other wildlife will be attracted. Maturity 75 days. Plant 30 lbs. per acres. May-Sept.

KOREAN LESPEDEZA

A reseeding annual legume used for pasture or hay and makes excellent wildlife cover and feed. Especially good for quail, dove, ducks, rabbits, deer, and livestock. Drought resistant and will grow in a variety of soils. Plant 10-15 lbs. per acre. Offers value in 90-120 days. Plant February-April and August-October.

LESPEDEZA SERICEA

A perennial, erect in growth with fine stems and multiple leaves. Grows 18-40 inches tall depending upon weather and soil conditions. Especially attractive for certain wildlife cover. Offers some food value. Good for erosion control. Seed 20-30 lbs. per acres. Plant late March-May.

CHUFAS

Grow like peanuts with no outer shell. Prefer fertile, sandy and loamy soils. Good for deer and turkeys. Seed 50 lbs. per acre broadcast or 20-30 lbs. Planted in rows. Plant May-September.

BICOLOR LESPEDEZA

This perennial shrub legume is used to provide food and cover to pheasant, quail, rabbit, and deer. Plant along field borders, ditches/washouts and other small areas devoted to wildlife habitat. Plant 10 lbs/acre late Spring and Summer.

SUGAR BEET

Beet seed is a great addition to any wildlife plot. Deer love to eat both the foliage and the roots and the nutrition is excellent. Sugar beets grow well in almost all soil types but do require moisture. For wildlife plots, we recommend broadcasting 5 lbs. per acre. Plant in spring or early fall.

KOPU II WHITE CLOVER

Kopu II is a long-lived perennial white clover that is highly attractive to deer and turkey. With great persistence, large leaves, and the ability to spread by stolons, Kopu II would make an excellent addition to any food plot. Combine with chicory for the perfect food plot. Plant late winter, early spring, or late summer at 5 to 8 lbs. per acre.

RAPE

Rape is a fast growing, heat and cold tolerant brassica that is highly adaptable to the Midwest. Being high in energy, rape makes good pasture for cattle or deer. Seed in spring for summer grazing or late summer for fall and winter harvest. Seed 10 lbs. per acre.

CHICORY

Chicory is an extremely leafy perennial herb. Deer find chicory very desirable to browse and also highly nutritious. Chicory is a basic in long living food plots. Chicory and ladino white clover are very compatible together. Seed chicory in the spring or fall at 5 lbs. to the acre.

PASJA HYBRID BRASSICA

Pasja is a high yielding brassica that is a cross between a forage turnip and forage rape. Having a high protein content, this brassica is highly attractive to deer and other wildlife. Plant in spring or late summer.

TURNIP, PURPLE TOP

A 55-day popular general-purpose turnip. Roots are large and smooth, globular, white in color measuring sometimes up to 4 inches in diameter. Tops provide forage for wildlife. Seed 2 to 5 lbs. per acre. Plant April-October depending upon plot locations and harvest needs.

APPPIN TURNIP

Forage turnip bred for multiple grazings. Bulb has 6-10 growing points making Appin Turnips a quality forage for wildlife. Highly digestible and high in protein. Plant 3-5 lbs/acre in spring or early fall.

CRIMSON CLOVER

A winter annual legume that is a good forage producer and a quick starter. It is a good food source for deer and turkey. Crimson promotes good insect production for quail and other birds. Seed 10 – 20 lbs. in the late summer preferred; or in the spring.

WINTER OATS, BOB

A variety suitable for fall planting. High in nutrition from plant and grain. Attracts deer, turkey, and rabbits. Not as winter-hardy as other small grains. Very compatible with winter annual legumes or brassicas. Seed 90-100 lbs. per acre – August thru October.

HAIRY WINTER VETCH

A very winter hardy legume for pasture, hay or silage. High in protein, this legume is very palatable. Is used for a cover/plowdown crop. A good companion with small grains, wheat, rye, barley or triticale. Seed in late summer. Plant 25-30 lbs in mixtures; 40-50 lbs. in pure seeding. Also good with oats planted in spring.

AUSTRIAN WINTER PEAS

Produce top quality forage for deer during the fall, winter and early spring. A cold tolerant viney plant. A good complement to small grains. Plant August-September; February – April. 30 – 40 straight; 20-30 lbs. with grains.

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