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Wild Game Food Sorghum
Wild game food Sorghum is an early maturing plant, reaching the
mid bloom stage about 40-50 days after planting. Mature plant is
26 to 30 inches in height. The seed become edible at maturity and
are readily consumed by upland game birds such as quail, turkey,
pheasant, prairie chickens, and other migratory birds including
duck, geese and dove.
Planting Rates - Sorghum Food Plots
Plant 30 to 35 per acre.
Use 10 lbs per acre if planted in
For smaller plots plant 1 to 2 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft.
Planting Times Sorghum Food Plots
Plant in spring through summer months (All danger of freeze / frost should
be past). Plant at 1/2" depth. Do not exceed 1" depth.
Two Types of Sorghum For Food Plots
Sorghum Alum is a warm season perennial that can be
mown yearly and used by nesting quail and other wildlife and eaten by deer.
Milo is an annual
sorghum that has good drought resistance and can withstand early snows. This sorghum
produces full yellow seed heads that are more edible and attracts a variety of wild birds,
deer and beaver.
SORGHUM ALUM SEED from Seedland