Food Plot Planting Zones

Wondering when to plant your mix or individual food plot seed? See our chart below to see the best time to plant according to your location.

SPECIES NAME ANIMALS TYPE PLANTING DATES @ ZONE RATE OF PLANTING
Attracted Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3 Zone 4 Zone 5 Zone 6 Lbs/Acre Seed Depth
 
Mixes                      
Brassica Mix Deer, Bear, Turkey Fall Annual Sept-Dec Sept.-Oct. May,    Sept.-Oct. April-May, July-August April-May, July-August April-May, July-August Drilled - 20#/acre,      Broadcast - 30#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Clover Treat Deer, Turkey Perennial Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 15-18#/acre    Broadcast - 20-25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Annual Forage Blend Deer, Bear, Turkey Annual Sept-Dec Sept.-Oct. May,    Sept.-Oct. April-May, July-August April-May, July-August April-May, July-August Drilled - 20#/acre,      Broadcast - 30#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Gamebird Feast Turkey, Pheasant, Grouse Perennial Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May April-May April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 15-18#/acre    Broadcast - 20-25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Gobbler Feast Turkey, Pheasant, Grouse Perennial Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May April-May April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 15-18#/acre    Broadcast - 20-25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Grazing Mix Deer, Bear, Turkey Perennial Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 15-18#/acre    Broadcast - 20-25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Northern Premium Mix Deer, Bear Turkey Perennial Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 15-18#/acre    Broadcast - 20-25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Pasture Mix Deer, Bear, Turkey Perennial Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 15-18#/acre    Broadcast - 20-25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Indivdual Products                    
Alfalfa Deer, Quail, Turkey, Rabbbits Perennial Legume Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 15-18#/acre    Broadcast - 20-25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Birdsfoot Trefoil Deer, Grouse Turkey, Rabbbits Perennial Legume Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 50#/acre    Broadcast - 75#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Buckwheat Grouse, Dove, Deer Annual Forage Jan-April, August-Sept Sept.-Oct. May,    Sept.-Oct. April-May, July-August April-May, July-August April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 7-9#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 1-1 1/2"
Canola (Rape) Deer, Bear Annual Forage Jan-April, August-Sept Sept.-Oct. May,    Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 7-9#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Chicory Deer Perennial Herb October Aug.-Sept. August or April April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 2-3#/acre    Broadcast - 5-6#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Clover, Alsike Deer, Turkey, Rabbit Perennial Legume Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 3-5#/acre    Broadcast - 6-10#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Clover, Crimson Deer, Turkey, Rabbit Annual Legume Oct. to Dec. Sept.-Oct. Sept.-Oct. April-May, July-August April-May, July-August April-May, July-August Drilled - 20-30#/acre    Broadcast - 35#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Clover, Ladino Deer, Turkey, Rabbit Perennial Legume Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 7-9#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Clover, Medium Red Deer, Turkey, Rabbit Perennial Legume Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 15-18#/acre    Broadcast - 20-25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Clover, White Dutch Deer, Turkey, Rabbit Perennial Legume Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 7-9#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Clover, Yellow Blossom Honey Bees, Turkey Perennial Legume Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 10-12#/acre    Broadcast - 15-20#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Corn, Conv. or GT Deer, Bear, Turkey, Pheasant Annual Grain Feb. - March April-May April-May May-June April-May April-May 20k-30k kernels/acre  2-3"
Cow Peas Deer Annual Grain Feb. - March May June-July June-July June-July June-July Drilled - 29-36#/acre    Broadcast - 60-80#/acre 1-1 1/2"
Grain Sorghum Grouse, Dove, Deer Annual Grain Feb. - March April-May May-June May-June May-June May-June Drilled - 8-10#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 1-2"
Kentucky Bluegrass Deer, Turkey, Grouse Perennial Grass Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 10-15#/acre    Broadcast - 25#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Soybeans Deer, Turkey Annual Grain March April-May Late April - May Late April - May Late April - May Late April - May Drilled - 60#/acre    Broadcast - 90#/acre 1-2"
Sugar Beets Deer, Bear Annual  Forage Jan-April, August-Sept Sept.-Oct. April-May, July-August April-May, July-August May, July-August April-May, July-August Drilled - 7-9#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 3/4"
Sunflower, Peredovik Deer, Turkey, Pheasant, Grouse Annual Feb. - March April-May Late April - May Late April - May Late April - May Late April - May Drilled - 7-9#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 1 1/2-2"
Timothy Deer, Grouse, Turkey Perennial Grass Oct. to Dec. March-April, Sept.-Oct. March-April, Sept.-Oct. April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept April-May, Aug.-Sept Drilled - 7-9#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 1/4-1/2"
Turnips, Purple Top Deer, Bear Annual Forage Jan-April, August-Sept Sept.-Oct. Sept.-Oct. April-May, July-August April-May, July-August April-May, July-August Drilled - 7-9#/acre    Broadcast - 12-15#/acre 1/4-1/2"