View Full Version : Whats the best crop to plant for fall forage

09-16-2010, 08:45 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?

09-17-2010, 09:26 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.

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

09-18-2010, 04:21 AM
By The way did what's the best way to plant it? Did you drill it in or broadcast it? Thanks

09-18-2010, 10:52 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.