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knoxjk
09-16-2010, 09:45 PM
I'm planting various clovers for spring and summer forage. I'm in North central Texas what would be the best crop to plant for late summer and fall forage for bees?

papamoose
09-17-2010, 10:26 AM
Buckwheat is cheap and give you a quick flowering. I planted mine about 3 weeks ago and I have flowers buds already. Available at most Southern States and Tractor supply type places for less than $1 LB.

knoxjk
09-17-2010, 03:02 PM
Thanks I have'nt even thought about buckwheat!! GREAT ADVICE!!

knoxjk
09-18-2010, 05:21 AM
By The way did what's the best way to plant it? Did you drill it in or broadcast it? Thanks

honeydreams
09-18-2010, 11:52 AM
Japanees Knot weed gives a good pollen source and a nice rich dark honey. check with local ag dept. be cause it will take over like kudzu.