Clearfield Sunflower

$275.00 bag

Clearfield Sunflowers are a hybrid sunflower that allows further chemical control post-seeding. They allow game managers to use both common pre-emergent herbicides, as well as Beyond herbicide following seeding. Clearfield Sunflowers are commonly used as a dove attractant and can be drilled or broadcasted. Plant into a clean, firm seedbed.

Seeding Rate: ≈ 20,000-25,000 seeds/acre
200,000 seeds/bag ≈ 10 acres/bag

Package

25 lb bag

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Product Guide

Planting

  • Seeding Rate: 20,000-25,000 seeds/acre
  • Seed Depth: 1” – 1 ½” deep
  • Plant into a clean, firm seedbed when both drilling or broadcasting
  • Planting Zones: Same as Primal Soybean
    • Zone 1: Late Spring, Early Summer (Soil temps > 60°)
    • Zone 2: Late Spring, Early Summer (Soil temps > 60°)
    • Zone 3: Late Spring, Early Summer (Soil temps > 60°)
    • Zone 4: Not Recommended

Fertility

Dependent on previous year’s crop. Apply 60-80 lbs/acre of Nitrogen.

Weed Control

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 Dual II Magnum (S-Metolachlor) 1.0-1.67 pts/a Apply after planting and before crop emergence Grasses Residual
Spartan
(Sulfentrazone)
4-8 oz/a Apply after planting and before crop emergence Broadleaves Residual
Makaze (Glyphosate) 32 oz/a Apply after planting and before crop emergence Grasses & Broadleaves Contact
Postemergence Poast (Sethoxydim) 0.75-2.5 pts/a Can be applied at any stage of growth. Grasses Contact
Beyond (Imazamox) 4 oz/a Apply during 2-leaf to 8-leaf stage of sunflower. Grasses & 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.