Sugar River Valley Pheasants Forever


Food Plots





















This food plot is a mixture of Corn, Sorghum, Buckwheat & Sunflowers.  We provide this Pheasants Forever Midwest Food Plot mix to members interested in putting in their own food plots.In some areas we are able to put in food plots for a nominal charge. Members are eligible for cost sharing with Sponsorís receiving special offers.Free corn, sorghum & possibly sunflower are also available to landowners interested in putting in their own plots.The chapter will try to provide cost sharing on other things such as fertilizer & herbicides for member.The food plot below is Corn, Sunflower & Milo (grain sorghum)





















Sugar River Valley Pheasants Forever Project Costs


Foodplots (Assume 1 two acre plot)


Preparation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††           Corn††††††††† PF Mix

††††††† Set-up & Delivery            1 hr††††††††††††††† $30††††††††† $30

††††††† Plowing†††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 hr††††††††††††††† $30††††††††† $30

††††††† Discing†††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 hr††††††††††††††† $30††††††††† $30

                                                  ††† †††††††$90††††††††† $90


Planting Foodplot†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Corn††††††††† PF Mix

         Set-up & Delivery             1 hr††††††††††††††† $30††††††††† $20

††††††† Planting                         1 hr††††††††††††††† $30††††††††† $25

††††††† Round-up Ready Corn        1/2 Bag             $60

 Fertilizer                    100#/Acre           $20

 PF Mix (Seed)††††††††††††††††† $20/Acre                        $40

 Dragging††††††††††††††††††††††† 1 hr††††††††††††††† ____†††††††† $25

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††     $140         $110            Spraying 

  Set-up & Delivery             1 hr††††††††††††††† $30

  Labor & Equipment            1 hr                $30

  Herbicide (variable)†††††† ~$15/Acre††††††††     $30†††



Two Acre Corn Foodplot cost is then:          $320 or $160/Acre

Two Acre PF Mix Foodplot cost is then        $200 or $100/Acre


For Projects <3 Acres                           $160/Acre for Corn 

                                                     $100/Acre for PF Mix

For Projects >3 Acres†††††††††††††††††††††††††† $140/Acre for Corn††

                                                     $90/Acre forPF Mix


Planting Only     Round-up Ready Corn ††††† $70/Acre for Corn

                                                  $60/Acre for PF Mix

        Non Round-up Ready Corn & Milo††††† $50/Acre††


50% Cost Sharing for Members Only,

Sponsors receive first acre free

Cost Sharing Limit per member:$250