Buck Busters Basic® Fall Seed Mix
This blend includes eight species of winter forage crops:
Three Species of Cereal Grains
Oats, Wheat and Elbon Rye (There is no Ryegrass in our blends.)
One Species of Winter Peas
A fast growing, early producing variety for fall, winter and spring production.
Three Species of Brassica (Rape)
High quality forage varieties with different maturing dates for a longer growing period. (We do not use Dwarf Essex Rape in our mixes.)
Dixie Crimson Clover
A quick growing variety that produces from late fall through spring and is a good reseeding variety. This is the best producing clover for the winter months.
Planting Recommendations for Buck Busters® Fall Seed Mixes
- Optimum planting time in most locations in
the southeast is Sept. 1 - Nov. 1 but can be
planted earlier or later in more northern and
southern locations. Plant 60 days before first
average frost date in fall.
- Planting rate is 50 lbs. per acre.
- Soil tests are recommended. A pH of 6.0 -
7.0 is desirable.
- Soil should be well tilled and seeds should
be lightly covered 1/4 - 1/2 inch deep.
- No till instructions: fair to good results can be obtained with no till. Burn down with Glyphosate or any other burn-down herbicide (desirable but not critical), bush hog as low to the ground as possible, seed through the sod or use grain drill, fertilize as recommended.
- Fertilizer recommendations per acre
13-13-13 .................100-200 lbs.
and 30-60 days later
Ammonium Nitrate or
Urea (critical) .........100-200 lbs.
NOTE: Do not mix seed and fertilizer in the hopper together. Broadcast seed,
fertilize, and then cover.
- Fertilizer recommendations Spring:
Fertilize again as spring green up begins.
50 lbs. per acre of Ammonium Nitrate or
|Fall Garden Field Day last October at Crystal Springs , MS.|
|Basic Fall Plot|