...Is understanding the soil preparations including fertilizing, soil pH, planting
methods, seeding rates, depths and dates. To be successful, food plots also need follow up maintenance with fertilizers, grazing and pest management. See your local seed dealer and extension agent for specific guidelines in your area.
To attract wildlife you have to establish a diverse mix of habitat. Experts agree, whether you choose annual or perennial plantings, it is better to have many well distributed small plots than fewer large plots. Your plan should include safe havens and travel lanes in the form of trees and bushes for game to access all areas of your property. Good luck in all your wildlife experiences.
If your goal is to attract a trophy buck into your back yard or provide food and
cover for a wide range of wildlife, Preferred Seed wildlife mixtures and unusual seeds will help maximize your results. We have selected our varieties and formulated our blends from the most attractive species, extremely high in nutrition and specifically adapted to the Northeast. Choose one of our proven quality mixes or use any individual species of rare seeds to broaden your own wildlife experiences.
Wildlife Meadow Mix produces a perennial self-sufficient wildlife meadow to provide cover and food for deer, turkey, pheasants, grouse, quail and other small
game. This permanent mixture contains all proprietary varieties of clovers and grasses. We are constantly researching and utilizing the best cultivars of the following ingredients:
Big Buck Clover Mix is a unique blend of pre-inoculated clovers and chicory specifically adapted for foraging growth in the Northeast. These large leaved clovers and chicory are all perennial, the most palatable and produce excellent quality and nutritional forage for a long stand life. Once established, the year round succulent foliage attracts and keeps deer and other wildlife throughout the entire year. This permanent mixture contains all proprietary varieties of clovers and chicory. We are constantly researching and utilizing the best cultivars of the following ingredients:
This premier annual mix will provide whitetail deer and other wildlife their necessary high protein fall diet. The use of annual brassica crops has become important to supplement and extend the wildlife grazing season into winter. We often see deer dig through the snow to reach these highly digestible and productive species. For Summer, Fall & Winter Wildlife Forage Feast we have carefully blended this mixture with species that have variable rates of maturity in order to supply very high crude protein levels for the entire life of the plot. This mix will concentrate the feeding habits of deer in your area for your viewing and hunting pleasure. The proprietary ingredients include the highest yielding and palatable varieties of:
Considered to be the best plant for attracting white tail deer. High yielding, palatable, persistent and high in protein, this perennial is one of the best nutritional sources.
Deer love to eat both the foliage and the roots of this highly nutritious plant. This annual is an excellent addition to any existing food plot or can be planted alone.
Vigorous spring growth aids whitetail deer in their spring recovery. Large leaved and very fine stemmed, this perennial is extremely palatable and vigorous in the field.
Produces a windfall of palatable foliage for deer and seeds are loved by birds. Grazing tolerance to this annual forage is very good. Plant it often during the year.
This perennial provides very palatable, highly digestible season extending forage. When most growth is slumping in the field, Oasis is flourishing.
These fall planted annual oats are one of the most tender and attractive plants grown to draw deer in. A high source of protein, no management area should be
An annual forage that stands through the winter and provides excellent wildlife cover. Whitetail deer and songbirds are attracted to the ripe seed heads summer