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Postby jbullard1 » Wed Mar 01, 2006 8:54 am

:shock: Has anyone priced fertilizer lately up almost 40 $ a ton :x This is going to make deer steak about 60 bucks a pound :!:
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Postby gtk » Wed Mar 01, 2006 9:00 am

sounds like my bermuda in the yard won't be getting fertilized either..

were did you get that price ? have you tried the county co-op where you can buy in bulk ?
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Postby nobucks » Wed Mar 01, 2006 2:31 pm

Hey bro,I went by the desoto co co-op today and the same bag of ironclays i payed 23.00 last year are 38.00 this year. :shock: :?
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Postby gtk » Wed Mar 01, 2006 2:45 pm

next time your up & abouts in OB town, gimme a heads up !
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Postby ufgators68 » Wed Mar 01, 2006 3:22 pm

nobucks wrote:Hey bro,I went by the desoto co co-op today and the same bag of ironclays i payed 23.00 last year are 38.00 this year. :shock: :?


Did you not get the Mississippi Wildlife seed program letter yet? The prices aren't bad at all but I can't remember what all was being offered.

Edit: You can go here and get the order form. http://www.wildlifemiss.org/seed/order.html

I thought peas were on it but I thought wrong. :oops: :oops:
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Postby jbullard1 » Wed Mar 01, 2006 3:40 pm

Do the ironclay peas do well in wet soils or as my wife calls it "THE SWAMP"
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Postby mshunter » Sun Mar 12, 2006 9:03 am

Jbullard1,
Here is some info I had on Cowpeas,.... :wink: ..Ed

Cowpeas:

Companion plants
Other warm-season annual peas and browntop millet.
Description :
A warm-season annual legume. Browsed by deer and rarely eaten by doves, but highly used by turkey and quail.
Fertilization :
A soil test is recommended or use 100 pounds per acre of 0-20-20.
Lime requirements:
A soil test is recommended, or use amount required to maintain a soil pH of 5.5 to 7.0.
Planting dates :
May 1 to July 1.
Planting rates:
Plant 15 pounds per acre in 24 to 36 inch rows or broadcast 25 pounds per acre and cover 1 inch. Inoculant required.
Soil Adaptation :
Adapted to well-drained soils, from sandy loams to heavy soils.
Soil preparation :
Plant in a firm seedbed.
Varieties :
Thorsby Cream, Tory, Wilcox, and Cat Jang.
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