-Sugar Beets are not only a great crop for sugar production, but are also a fantastic dual purpose food plot plant.
-Deer enjoy the leafy tops for forage and will also dig up the sugary roots to eat in late fall and throughout the winter months.
-Sugar Beets can reach a mature weight of 2-4 lbs. each and provide a solid food source for deer.
-Cooler weather promotes increased sugar content and makes them an extra attractive food source.
-To achieve best germination, Deer Creek Seed recommends planning sugar beets at least 1/2 to 1 inch deep.
Planting Rate: 7-9 lbs/acre
Seeding Depth: 1/2-1 inch
Sun Requirement: full sun
Life Cycle: biennial
Primary Uses: silage, wildlife
Supported Species: cattle, hogs, poultry, goats, upland birds, deer