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#5927243 - 09/13/15 09:15 PM NW Texas food plot
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Going to try my hand at a food plot this year, nothing big, just something around the feeder. I've got access to 2 tillers, and with this being sandy soil I figure it won't be too much work. What's a good food plot for very sandy soil along the Red River?


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#5927283 - 09/13/15 09:37 PM Re: NE Texas food plot [Re: BigPig]
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I think meth and weed grows well along the red river

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#5927299 - 09/13/15 09:43 PM Re: NE Texas food plot [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
I think meth and weed grows well along the red river


Never take your work home grin

Oats and Wheat BP, easy enough, I have a sandy loam and they do great. Probably do best if you till in some fertilizer as well, then rake/drag in the seed


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#5927373 - 09/13/15 10:19 PM Re: NE Texas food plot [Re: BigPig]
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Changed it to NW Texas, dang fat fingers and this iPhone got me again. This is extremely sandy soil, almost if not all sand. Where my stand and feeder is located I have a lot of Bermuda that 10 inches high right now.
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#5927397 - 09/13/15 10:39 PM Re: NE Texas food plot [Re: BigPig]
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I had a place that sounds a lot like what your saying, darn near like beach sand. I would definitely add fertilizer. Tilling the Bermuda in should help the soil, but it will probably come back thicker next year.
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#5929429 - 09/15/15 09:28 AM Re: NE Texas food plot [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
I think meth and weed grows well along the red river


Well played...

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#5929707 - 09/15/15 12:28 PM Re: NE Texas food plot [Re: Mavric]
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Originally Posted By: Mavric
Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
I think meth and weed grows well along the red river


Well played...
Now that's funny!
On the serious side though, get a soil test done to see what your dealing with first, then go from there as to what will work well.

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#5933785 - 09/17/15 07:10 PM Re: NE Texas food plot [Re: BigPig]
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Winter Oats and Wheat are very hardy, sandy soil makes for easy digging!
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#5933825 - 09/17/15 07:44 PM Re: NE Texas food plot [Re: BigPig]
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im trying clover this year and im right by the river
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