Wild Game Food (WGF) Sorghum
Type: annual grass
Uses: Wild game food sorghum is an early maturing sorghum reaching mid-bloom at about 40-50 days after emergence. It is bird-resistant which keeps migrating flocks of blackbirds from stripping it in late summer. A mature plant will be 26-30" tall with seed becoming marginally palatable at maturity. As it stands in the weather, it loses tannic acid and becomes more and more palatable through the fall. This sorghum makes excellent seed for all game birds, including quail, turkey, pheasants, doves and ducks. Deer will also feed heavily on the grain in fall and winter.
Date: April - July
Rate: 5 lbs./acre Drilled in 30" rows; 15 lbs./acre broadcast; ½ lb./1000 sq. ft.
Best for: Deer, Turkey, Duck, Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Quail
Sorghum - W.G.F.
WGF Sorghum / Wild Game Food - 50 LBS. - Food Plot Planting Only
Timing of Applications:
The first application should be made when the game plot is planted or when native vegetation produces new growth in the spring. For maximum growth, a second application of 1/2 the rate of the first application should be applied approximately 3 months after planting or date of first application.
Rate of Application:
For optimum growing production of your wild game food plots use the following rates:
Large Acreage: Use 500 lbs per / acre
Small Plots: Use 11.5 lbs per 1000 sq. ft.
This results in an application rate of 40 lbs Nitrogen / 60 lbs of Phosphorus / 60 lbs of Potassium per acre. Your second application should be 250 lbs. per acre or 5.75 lbs per 1000 sq. ft.