A good 3 year old buck
Just getting started on a food plot. When is a good time to plant clover and or alfalfa? Spring, summer, fall, ??

Turkey Creek

5 year old buck +

West Branch

5 year old buck +
Where are you located? Some farmers in northern areas will plant alfalfa and clover in the spring with oats as a nurse crop. We have done this on our farm which is near Duluth MN and it worked well.


5 year old buck +
I have done both spring and fall and fall is the easiest, plant around Sept. 1st and plant it with some rye, both will come up next spring and you can clip the rye off or just leave it.

Sorry I reread this, I have never started alfalfa in the fall just clover.
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Deer Kar

5 year old buck +
Clover in the fall (Aug) alfalfa in the spring has worked best for us.