Plant winter wheat this fall for wildlife
Submitted Jim Barnard, wildlife technician for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, loads winter wheat seed into a no-till planter. Establishing winter wheat plots this fall gives deer and wild turkey beneficial winter forage. Fall is also a good time to plant clover to provide excellent wildlife food from early spring to late fall.
Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 5:37 am
FRANKFORT — The heat of summer is a good time to begin thinking about fall plantings to benefit wildlife.
Winter wheat is a top choice for a fall crop because it is readily eaten by deer and wild turkey and is an excellent nurse crop for clover. Winter wheat is typically planted Aug. 15 through Oct. 31.
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Sunday, July 21, 2013 5:37 am.