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    Rye Grain Abruzzi
    Abruzzi Rye Grain Seed


    Product Code: PGRAIN003

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    1 lb. $3.99
    5 lb. $15.00

    Rye Grain (Abruzzi) : Rye grain is planted as a grain crop, annual forage crop, cover crop ( to control erosion, has a weed suppression and for adding organic matter to the soil as a green manure as it is one of best green manure for improving soil structure. ) and for wildlife food polts for deer, turkey, and rabbit. Rye grain is very fast to establish, has a fair winter hardiness and can grow 4 to 5 ft. tall. Rye grows best on well-drained soils with pH between 6.0 and 7.0. Rye is an excellent soil renovator and pioneer crop for new fields. When young the tender stems of rye grain has a protein of 14% to 16% and are easily digestible to wildlife.It is suitable for use in fall-planted hunting plots and as an early spring food source. Rye grain is excellent for no-till planting.
    Seeding Rate : Drill 20 to30 lb. per acre
    Broadcast 50 to 100 lb. per acre
    Food plot rate 100 lb. per acre or 6 to 8 lb. per 1000 sq ft.
    Cover crop 4 to 6 lb. per 1000 sq ft. or 60 to 112 lb. per acre
    Seeds Per Pound : 17,000 to 19,000
    Planting Dates : Fall mid Aug, to Sept.
    Winter cover crop August 1 to November 15
    Food plots August to December
    Planting Depth : 1/4" to 1/2" deep

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