Buck Forage Oats
Buck Forage Oats provide deer with a forage option from early fall through the first few hard freezes. This mix is an excellent choice for avid bowhunters targeting deer during this time.
Seeding Rate: 100 lbs/acre drilled or broadcast
50 lb bag
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- Planting Time: Late Summer – Early Fall (30-45 days before first predicted frost)
- Seeding Rate: 100 lbs/acre drilled or broadcast
- Seeding Depth: 1-1 ½”
- Plant into a clean, firm seedbed when both drilling or broadcasting
If maximum biomass is desired, use the fertilizer rates below:
|Recommended Application Rate (Lbs/acre)|
|Soil Fertility Level||Nitrogen (N)||Phosphorus (P2O5)||Potassium (K2O)|
*Rates are recommended if no soil test is taken.
Plant into a clean, weed-free seedbed and use the herbicide options below for optimal weed control:
|Timing||Herbicide||Rate||Notes||Weeds Controlled||Control Method|
|Preemergence||Sharpen (Saflufenacil)||1-2 oz/a||Apply after planting and before crop emergence||Broadleaves||Contact & Residual|
|Explorer (Mesotrione)||6 oz/a||Apply after planting and before crop emergence||Broadleaves||Contact & Residual|
|Glyphosate||32 oz/a||Apply any time before crop emergence||Grasses & Broadleaves||Contact|
|Postemergence||Harmony Extra SG (Thifensulfuron + Tribenuron)||0.45-0.6 oz/a||Apply after 3-leaf stage, but before jointing||Broadleaves||Contact|
|Broclean (Bromoxynil)||1.5-2 pts/a||Apply from emergence to boot stage||Broadleaves||Contact|
|Starane Flex (Florasulam + Fluroxypyr)||13.5 oz/a||Apply from 3-leaf stage up to flag leaf emergence||Broadleaves||Contact|
|Stinger (Clopyralid)||0.25-0.33 pts/a||Apply from 3-leaf stage up to early boot stage||Broadleaves||Contact|
|2,4-D Amine (2,4-D Amine)||0.25-0.5 lbs ae/a||Apply during the 3- to 4-leaf stage. Applications made after this stage increase potential for crop injury||Broadleaves||Contact|
|Clarity, Banvel, Sterling Blue (Dicamba)||2-4 oz/a||Apply at the 3- to 4-leaf stage, but prior to jointing. Applications made after this stage increase potential for crop injury||Broadleaves||Contact|
|Widematch (Clopyralid + Fluroxypyr)||1-1.33 pts/a||Apply from 3-leaf to flag leaf emergence||Broadleaves||Contact|
Disclaimer: All products and rates were provided by university-based sources and product labels. Always follow label instructions and consult your local chemical dealer and seed dealer before making any applications or planting of seed.
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