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  1. 3car

    Brome grass is taking over pheasant habitat in CRP

    Forb loss is why we were trying November as to loose as little as possible. Spring application is going to get those early forbs like prairie smoke and pasque.
  2. 3car

    Brome grass is taking over pheasant habitat in CRP

    This is a good option for guys who have the ability to burn. Most of the time rx fire is not possible. The Plateau application is good but there will be some loss of forbs. Some great options for guys here.
  3. 3car

    Brome grass is taking over pheasant habitat in CRP

    Round up in November or even December on one of those days it hits 40ish. Just make sure its been really cold prior to the warm up. I know it sounds dumb but it works and its cheap. 2qts
  4. 3car

    Back in my bird country

    We finally might have a good hatch and the state decides to not do the crow counts..... Every thing I see in ND and SD looks good.
  5. 3car

    SD Public Land Poll

    100%
  6. 3car

    Just returned from South Dakota

    What is different this year is the lack of planted crops on the landscape. There is still 1000's of acres of unharvested corn in ND and SD. PP is really prevalent as well. Some of this ground has had chemical burn downs but some of its been so wet they couldn't even spray it. Its kinda bad...
  7. 3car

    Canadian Thistles

    Whats What rate are you spraying? I always used 7oz/acre. Had good results. Plus we were using a 4720 JD sprayer with a 80' boom.
  8. 3car

    Habitat stamp Required

    My experience with quality habitat is that it takes time and money to develop. We have been farming and spraying thousands of acres and now our last WPA is seeded back in that Eureka area. We started that project in 2010. Expecting differences in habitat this fall is a little early. Give...
  9. 3car

    Habitat stamp Required

    Don't fisherman have to buy that stamp as well tho?
  10. 3car

    received a great letter today from GFP...

    I am sure I over simplified the program. Gov programs are never simple. Here is the link. https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/conservation-programs/conservation-reserve-enhancement/index
  11. 3car

    Other Habitats

    It has the staple NWSGs like big blue, Indian and switch but we really go heavy on the native forbs to out compete the Canada thistle and wormwoood. Lots of maximillian, and false sunflower, bergomot, milkvetch, prairie rose, cone flowers, prairie clovers and the like.
  12. 3car

    Other Habitats

    Well when I say "we" I mean the heros that actually sat on the tractor. Those days are unfortunately over for me. Once in a while I get that opportunity but for the most part its our seasonals that do that work now. I can get you the actual mix but its usually 15 grass species and 15 forbs...
  13. 3car

    received a great letter today from GFP...

    Yea, We have a lot of it in Brown county next to the Jim.
  14. 3car

    Other Habitats

    Well our burn season was the worst we have had in 10 years. Not the end of the world but a set back on the less. The only rx fire I was on was the Mt. Rushmore burn which was kinda neat. We did get 250 acres planted tho which is a big deal. These latest rains will help immensely.
  15. 3car

    received a great letter today from GFP...

    CREP is just CRP were the state of SD pitches in some extra money to the landowner to open it up to hunting.
  16. 3car

    received a great letter today from GFP...

    The USFWS does not post their easements. Maybe different program?? If you have questions on the FWS easement program hit me up. Glad to help.
  17. 3car

    CHICK KILLER STORM 6/9!!!

    I live in Aberdeen. We had mostly pea sized hail. I never heard of anything bigger than that.
  18. 3car

    Sand Lake NWR pheasant hunting alert.

    Figured guys and gals should know what they are getting into this year. 12/3/2019 2019 PHEASANT HUNTING CONDITIONS UPDATE: Hunters thinking about coming to Sand Lake NWR for pheasant hunting this year should be aware of the current conditions. The Refuge is dealing with very high water...
  19. 3car

    Sand Lake NWR pheasant hunting alert.

    12/3/2019 2019 PHEASANT HUNTING CONDITIONS UPDATE: Hunters thinking about coming to Sand Lake NWR for pheasant hunting this year should be aware of the current conditions. The Refuge is dealing with very high water. Many township roads around the Refuge are flooded, making some parts of the...
  20. 3car

    Found Cell phone on Sand Lake NWR during pheasant season.

    FYI, pm me if you lost a cell phone on Sand Lake NWR.
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