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Dixie Crimson Clover is a cool season reseeding annual legume with an erect growth habit and a shallow taproot system. It is widely used for feeding and attracting deer, turkey, rabbits and other game species to food plot areas. Crimson is a widely adapted plant that tolerates different soil types and low pH soils. It is an excellent and dependable re-seeding clover that is early maturing. Crimson performs well in mixtures with small grains or later maturing clover. When planted in the fall, Crimson Clover produces more forage at low temperatures.
Medium Red Clover is a short-lived perennial, 2-3 years with the most aggressive growth in the spring. However, newer varieties with better disease resistance along with proper management may persist for a third year. Medium Red Clover is an aggressive establisher and may be seeded alone or used in mixtures with grasses for frost or dormant seeding into an existing stand. Medium Red Clover quality does not decline as rapidly with maturity as alfalfa. Good winter hardiness with fair drought tolerance. It requires moisture throughout the growing season for optimum performance.
White Sweet Clover is a-biannual legume that is excellent for honey production and provides good forage for livestock. Thrives in the sun and is best adapted to clay and heavy soils that range from slightly moist to dry. Habitats include limestone glades, weedy meadows, prairies, old fields, areas along railroads/roadsides, and waste areas.
Alsike Clover is a short-lived perennial cool-season crop lasting 2-3 years with a deep taproot and growing 24 to 36 inches tall. It does well on low, poorly drained soil and tolerates more alkalinity than most other clovers. Alsike Clover will tolerate flooding for longer periods, but it may be killed out if drought periods become prolonged. Alsike Clover is an extremely winter hardy perennial clover. A legume that is more adaptable to a variety of soil types and is extremely easy to grow in almost any condition.
Balansa Fixation Clover, a cold-tolerant annual clover that establishes its robust root to support vigorous top growth. Flowers vary from white to pink and are attractive to bees. A nutritious and favored food source for deer and waterfowl, crude protein levels range from 22% - 28%. Tolerant to drought, heat, shade and low fertility soil types, will grow through short periods of standing water. Thrives in acid-soils with low pH values. Suppresses weeds, prevents erosion and keeps soil moist. Nitrogen collected is released into the soil for use by other crops.
Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover is a biennial clover is most noted for its nitrogen fixing ability and efficiency as a soil builder. It does not grow well in soils that are poorly drained. In general it is not used as forage for livestock as it is coarse and unpalatable. When plowed under at maturity, this clover can add 80-100 lbs. of nitrogen/acre plus organic matter. Beneficial to bees and other pollinators.
Ladino Clover is a perennial superior clover more vigorous and faster growing than other white clovers. Known for its large leaves and high yields, is very palatable and a great improvement for grazing stands for wildlife. Ladino spread by stolons and fill in empty space in forage stands for more productive grazing. Ladino may be seeded conventionally when establishing a new plot, or may be frost seeded into an existing plot..
Berseem Clover is a good option for any operation that is looking to sequester Nitrogen and or graze their crop. Frosty is listed in the warm season category but can be fall seeded in the southern half of the United States. One of the key features to this crop is that it is a non-bloating clover. Also, Frosty has an impressive root structure and can survive temperatures down to 5 degrees Fahrenheit without snow cover. Its is a late maturity clover and has shown to produce 150+ lbs. of Nitrogen.
Chicory is a high yielding, broad-leaved perennial herb with a high mineral content, good digestible protein and low in fiber, an excellent food value for wildlife. It has been improved for greater disease resistance and is a very drought tolerant plant due to it's long tap root which significantly increases survival under grazing. Chicory also breaks winter dormancy earlier and is well managed in a mix with clovers or brassicas providing a longer growing season of high quality forage. A stand should last 3-5 years and will provide spring and summer food plot forage.