Grain Sorghum (Foodplot)

    Description

    Grain sorghum provides an excellent opportunity for feeding wildlife. The grain heads, which mature in late summer to early fall will attract the wildlife species and provide superior nutrition. Grain sorghum is an excellent option for upland birds in particular.

    Grain Sorghum (Foodplot)

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      $80.00

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      Seeding Rate: 4-6 lbs per acre.

        Description

        Grain sorghum provides an excellent opportunity for feeding wildlife. The grain heads, which mature in late summer to early fall will attract the wildlife species and provide superior nutrition. Grain sorghum is an excellent option for upland birds in particular.
        When is the right time to plant?

        Grain Sorghum (Foodplot) has a minimum germination temp of 62 °F. Reference your average soil temperature to determine ideal planting time.
        Read this article for more info: When Can I Start Planting?

        Basic Info

        N Fix Potential None
        Seeds/lb 20,000
        C/N at Maturity High
        Growth Habit Upright
        Root Type/Depth Deep Fibrous
        Cold Kill 32 °F
        Dry Matter Potential 3 - 5 tons/acre

        Use & Characteristics

        Maturity 85-95 days
        Lasting Residue Excellent
        Palatability Very Good
        Hay Harvest Poor
        Regrowth Fair
        Deep Compaction Good
        Surface Compaction Very Good
        Weed Suppression Good
        Crimp Kill Difficult

        Planting

        Plant Depth 1/2-1 1/2"
        Min Germ Temp 62 °F
        Drilled Seed Rate 4-6 lbs/acre
        Broadcast Seed Rate 10-15 lbs/acre

        Tolerance

        Heat Excellent
        Drought Very Good
        Shade Poor
        Wet Soil Fair
        Low Fertility Fair
        Low pH Soil Good
        High pH Salinity Good
        High pH Calcareous Poor

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