Duck Food in
Even though Southwind waterfowl properties contain natural &
agricultural food sources, such as rice, soybean, corn, etc, we are making an effort
to further enhance the waterfowl food available by planting browntop & japanese
millet in conducive areas. Below are pics from
this and last years's crop.
Jefferson/Lincoln County Farms AR1111
& AR1110 Bayou
Millet Strip & Ratoon Rice
Every rice plant in the reflooded area has produced a 2nd head, whether it
was cut with a stripper header, clipped with a rotary mower later or
complete new growth where the combine & grain cart tires rolled the stubble
Over 10,000 lbs of duck food should be produced in this
8 to10 acres of Japanese Millet was planted this August where the soybeans
failed on the bottom of AR1111 in Jefferson Co.
Immediately after being cut, approx 10 acres of rice on
AR1110 had 40lbs of urea applied & was reflooded to encourage a 2nd crop for
The second generation of an approximately 1/2 mile long, 10' to 20' wide bayou
millet strip is off to a strong start.
Nearly 300 acres of rice adjoin the AR1111 bayou strip in 2010.
County Farm AR1111 Bayou Millet Strip & Blind
Approximately 12 acres of millet was planted exclusively for
2009/2010 duck food on properties in Jefferson & Lincoln Counties.
Lincoln County Farm AR1120 Willow Point
This willow point adjoining 200 acres of rice has been planted in millet.
Several small plots have also been planted in the 80+ acres of adjoining
timber, which will flood this winter.
Japanese Millet on Lincoln County Farm AR1120 - Nov/Dec 2008
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