Grain Sorghum (Milo)
Excellent attractant and food source for deer, game birds, and other wildlife. Great bedding cover. Cool temperatures limit feed grain production for livestock in the Upper Midwest.
Easier to grow than corn and is more drought resistant
Over planting will cause tall spindly plants with fewer seed heads. Requires nitrogen fertilizer (up to 150 lbs N per Year). Manage potential for prussic acid and nitrate build-up
Mid-May-early July (soil 62 degrees plus)
5-15 lbs/acre. High end of rate for broadcasting. 1/”2-1 1/2″- deep. Row plant, drill or broadcast.
Wild Game Food:
Short (26-30″) and early maturing with large seed head. Ideal for food plot. Use taller sorghum sudan for screening purposes
Open Pollinated-varying height, later maturing
Untreated 50 lb bag, Fungicide Treated 50 lb bag