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**Available Seasonally in the Spring / Early Summer**

We often try to kill two birds with one stone but this 3-way mixture of legumes does much more than that– it feeds, covers and allows you to see more deer, while building your soil for future plantings. First and foremost this seed blend gives you a summer food plot that will be heavily utilized by deer and not suffer the usual overgrazing. Two species of legumes in this bag provide highly palatable forage that is high in protein and won’t be overgrazed like soybeans or peas. It also will allow you to “leave something on the plate” all year. If deer are in the habit of summer feeding in an area it is much easier to keep them in there for fall food plots. Secondly it gives you the advantage of tall growing legumes that provide cover and make your plot more inviting to larger numbers of deer. Research has shown that deer only need 4 feet of vegetative cover to feel secure. This mixture will provide this improving your chances of seeing deer during legal hunting hours. It can also be used in large food plots to soften the edge from hardwoods, swamp or planted pines. Finally this mixture of three legumes should be able to provide at least 100 pounds of nitrogen to the following crop. Legumes fix atmospheric nitrogen which they use to grow. Once the plants are killed they begin to release nitrogen back into the soil. This nitrogen can be used to reduce nitrogen fertilizer costs on subsequent crops. The earlier you plant, the more growth and nitrogen fixation you will get out of any legumes.

Planting Instructions

Prepare seedbed well ahead of planting. Control weeds prior to broadcasting or drilling seed with broad spectrum herbicide like one containing glyphosate. Add 2,4-D or dicamba to improve broadleaf and woody brush control. Following glyphosate wait 7 days to plant. Addition of 2,4-D or Dicamba wait a minimum of 21 days.

Broad cast seed and incorporate with a drag, drag harrow or cultipacker. Do not let seed remain in contact with wet/damp fertilizer. Should be planted 1/2″ deep.

Not Recommended for USDA Planting Zones 4 & 5

Plants 1 Acre