Seeding Rates

Below is a list of seeding rates that ensure normal density of sprouts and maximum yield. These rates are determined by considering your plant’s requirements for feeding space, cultivation, soil fertility, climatic conditions, and other factors.

If you are new to gardening, you may have some questions about seeding rates. Feel free to call us at 800-401-7333, or you can message us at sales@Elkmoundseed.com.

 
SeedSeeding Rate (Drilled | lbs/acre)Seeding Rate (Broadcasted | lbs/acre)
Alfalfa 15-18 20-25
Alsike Clover 15-18 20-25
Barley 96 (2 bushel) 96-144 (2-3 bushel)
Berseem Clover 8-12 15-18
Birdsfoot Trefoil 10-12 15-18
Bromegrass 12-16 20-25
Buckwheat 50-60 75-100
Canola (Rape) 5-6 8-12
Chicory 2-3 5-6
Corn 28-34,000 seeds/acre 30-36,000 seeds/acre
Cow Peas 29-36 60-80
Crimson Clover 15-18 20-25
Hairy Vetch 15-20 20-25
Peas 100-120 120-150
Ladino Clover 15-18 20-25
Proso Millet 20 25-30
Japanese Millet 20 25-30
Oats 64-96 (2-3 bushel) 64-96 (2-3 bushel)
Orchardgrass 12-16 20-25
Radish 6-8 10-12
Red Clover 15-18 20-25
Ryegrass (Annual or Perennial) 12-16 20-25
Sorghum Sudangrass 25-35 35-50
Soybeans 140-160,000 seeds/acre 160-180,000 seeds/acre
Sunflower 8-10 25-30
Sugar Beets 3-4 8-10
Sweet Clover 15-18 20-25
Tall Fescue 12-16 20-25
Timothy 8-10 12-15
Turnips 4-6 8-12
Winter Wheat 90-150 (1.5-2.5 bushel) 90-150 (1.5-2.5 bushel)
Winter Rye 84-168 (1.5-3 bushel) 84-168 (1.5-3 bushel)
Winter Triticale 100-120 100-120
White Dutch Clover 15-18 20-25