The Spring Release blend is specifically designed to be planted earlier during the growing season than beans and other “warm” season crops. This allows the food plot crop to get a head start on weed competition while providing quality forage for bucks and does during the early antler growing and fawn delivery/milk producing cycles. Spring Release includes five different legumes, two cereals, several forbs and a brassica species for maximum spring-planted diversity. These species work together to provide quality forage throughout the growing season while suppressing weeds and improving the soil’s health. It’s easy to establish by using a no-till drill or broadcasting.
This product includes a packet of Micro Noc: Multi-Spectrum (OMRI approved). Packet size scales with the amount of seed.
Kentucky Pride Crimson Clover, Alfalfa, Common Vetch, Faba Beans, Chickpeas, Lavina Beardless Spring Barley, Surge Beardless Spring Triticale, Trophy Rapeseed, Golden Flax, Super Bee Phacelia, Baldy Spineless Safflower
Spring Release is best seeded using a no-till drill or other seeding device and placing seed at a depth of 3/4" - 1". It can also be broadcast into areas with minimal plant competition such as a new plot or one where a seedbed has recently been prepared. Light incorporation or dragging can help with seed to soil contact but don't cover seeds with more than 3/4” of soil.
Spring Release should be planted during the spring when the soil temperature at 2” deep at 9:00 AM is 45 degrees or warmer. There are lots of websites that report the current soil temperature daily for each county.
Plant about 75 pounds per acre when seeding with a no-till drill or other planting implement and 100+ pounds per acre when broadcasting.