Wheat Seeds : Wheat seed
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. Also wheat is good for reducing root rot in vegetables. )
and for wildlife food plots for deer, dove, and quail. W
heat can tolerant heavy wet soils and is more cold tolerant
than oats, but grows best on well drained or moist soils with pH
between 6.0 and 7.0. Can be planted successfully without tilling the
soil. During its first months of growth, wheat is high in protein of 14%
to 20%. Excellent forage for fall-planted hunting plots. Buy in 50 lb.
bags at our retail store in Spartanburg SC.
Wheat Seeding Rate : Drill 90 to 120 lb. per acre
Broadcast 120 to 180 lb. per acre
Food plot rate 20 to 30 lb. per acre or 5 lb. per 1000 sq ft.
Cover crop 1 lb. per 200 sq ft.
Wheat Seeds Per Pound : 11,000 to 18,000
Wheat Planting Dates : Fall September - December
Winter cover crop Mid-September to October
Food plots November to December
Wheat Seed Planting Depth : 1/4" to 3/4" deep