Grandpa Ray’s specializes in providing the best nutrition for the whitetail deer on your property starting with the soil. We do this with offering a full line of high-quality food plot seed, plant foods and minerals. Your bucks will grow larger racks, but also your does and fawns will grow strong and healthy which helps winter survival as well as handling yearlong stresses. Together we can help you achieve the next level in whitetail deer management. G.R.O. sells just about anything you can imagine for wildlife.

Grandpa Ray Outdoors Products

Fall Draw

 

Highly nutritious annual forage blend. Multi graze species of clovers and brassicas with the sweet winter bulb-rutabaga to provide full season grazing. Ethiopian cabbage is the fastest growing brassica in the industry. This blend is more draught tolerant than traditional brassica blends.

 

– 20% Berseem Clover
– 20% Crimson Clover
– 15% Forage Radish
– 15% Rutabaga
– 10% Forage Brassica
– 10% Forage Turnip
– 10% Ethiopian Cabbage

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date: August-September
Seeding Rate: 9-13 lbs. per acre

Available in 4.25 lbs.and 25 lbs. bags

Plants 1/3 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

 

Frosty Delight

 

Annual multi graze fast growing, high yielding brassica blend. Includes rutabagas for winter energy source and stays green into late fall and temperature of 10 degrees.

 

Ingredients:

– 25% Forage Brassica
– 25% Forage Radish
– 25% Forage Kale
– 15% Forage Turnip
– 10% Rutabaga

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date: Fall
Seeding Rate: 8-10 lbs. per acre

Available in 4.25 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags

Plants 1/2 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

 

 

Grains & Greens

 

Annual grains and brassicas. Provides nutrition, builds soil organic matter and winter energy sources for deer. Tolerates a variety of soil conditions. Diverse fall blend of grains and brassica that will provide full season attraction. The winter grains will regrow the folowing spring.

 

Ingredients:

– 30% Oats
– 25% Spring Triticale
– 25% Spring Peas
– 5% Forage Radish
– 5% Forage Brassica
– 5% Purple Top Turnips
– 5% Forage Kale

 

Planting Depth: 1/4″ – 1/2″

Planting Date: Spring-Fall
Seeding Rate: 23-27 lbs. per acre

Available in 5 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags

Plants 1/10 Acre (5 lbs. bag)

 

 

Mass Builder

 

Perennial blend of legumes and chicory for maximum nutrition. Fast growing in a variety of soil types. The addition of alfalfa adds extra tonnage and longevity. May be frost seeded.

 

Ingredients:

– 20% Ladino Clover
– 20% Medium Red Clover
– 20% Alfalfa
– 20% Berseem Clover
– 10% Chicory
– 10% Alsike Clover

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date: Spring-Fall
Seeding Rate: 8-10 lbs. per acre

Available in 4.25 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags

Plants 1/2 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

 

Gold

 

Highest yielding perennial blend in the industry with yields up to 7.2 tons of forage dry matter per acre. A blend of Alfalfa, Aberlasting Clover and Balansa Fixation Clover. Requires 6.0-7.0 soil pH levels, well drained soils and moderate sunlight.

Ingredients:

– Alfalfa

– Aberlasting Clover

– Balansa Fixation Clover

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date:  April 1 – June 1,    August 1 – September 15

Seeding Rate: 13-15 lbs. per acre.

Available in 4.5 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags

Plants 1/3 Acre (4.5 lbs. bag)

 

Herbicides you can use:

Butryac 200  or 2-4DB for broad leaves and then Clethodim for grasses

Elite

 

This is a high-end annual/perennial food plot blend. This is great for over-seeding or frost seeding. Common recommendations of fertilizer would include 200-300 lbs. per acre of 9-23-30.

Ingredients:

– 15% Creeping Alfalfa

– 10% Ladino Clover

– 10% Balansa Fixation Clover

– 10% Frosty Berseem Clover

– 10% Kentucky Pride CLover

– 10% Plantain

– 10% Chicory

– 6.5% Aberlasting Clover

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date:  April 1 – June 1,    August

Seeding Rate: 12-14 lbs. per acre.

Available in 4.25 lbs.

Plants 1/3 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

 

Herbicides you can use:

Clethodim for grasses

Overseed Blend

 

Perennial forage designed for frost seeding or over seeding into new or existing plots.

 

Ingredients:

35% Medium Red Clover
25% Ladino Clover
25% Alsike Clover
15% Intermediate Clover

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date: Spring-Fall
Seeding Rate: 8-10 lbs. per acre

Available in 4.25 lbs and 25 lbs. (25 lbs. is a special order)

Plants 1/2 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

 

Herbicides you can use:

Butryac 200  or 2-4DB  for broad leaves and then Clethodim for grasses

Logging Trails

Perennial blend of longer lasting, more palatable forages than typical loggers blends. Tolerates wheel traffic and extreme shade. Will hold soil on all conditions and will handle soil when it is wet or dry. May be frost seeded.

 

Ingredients:

– 20% Medium Red Clover
– 15% Alsike Clover
– 15% Meadow Fescue
– 15% Festulolium
– 15% Creeping Red Fescue
– 15% White Dutch Clover
– 5% Ladino Clover

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date: Spring-Fall
Seeding Rate: 18-22 lbs. per acre

Available in 3.25 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags (25 lbs. bags are a special order)

Plants 1/5 Acre (3.25 lbs. bag)

 

3 Way Annual Clover

 

Fixates nitrogen and provides high level nutrition. Ideal blend for sod and grass areas. Fast growing, works as a nurse or companion crop with spring perennial plantings. Can be sprayed with grass killer to control weeds.

 

Ingredients:

– 34% Crimson Clover
– 33% Balsana Clover
– 33% Frosty Berseem

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date: Spring-Fall
Seeding Rate: 11-14 lbs. per acre

Available in 4.25 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags (25 lbs. bags are a special order)

Plants 1/3 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

Inner Sanctum

 

A forage blend of annuals and perennials designed to handle less than ideal conditions such as shade, low pH, wetter soil.

 

Ingredients:

– 40% Spring Triticale
– 15% Balsana Fixation Clover
– 10% Alsike Clover
– 10% Frosty Berseem Clover
– 10% Forage Kale
– 10% Medium Red Clover
– 5% Ladino Clover

 

Planting Depth: 1/8″ – 1/4″

Planting Date: Spring-Fall
Seeding Rate: 18-22 lbs. per acre

Available in 4.25 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags

Plants 1/4 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

Fortress Blend

 

Annual forages that provide plot screening and cover, Added grain sorghum and millet provides stand ability and winter food for birds. Soil temp of 65 degrees with no threat of frost.

 

Ingredients:

– 25% Egyptian Wheat/Screen Sorghum
– 25% Sorghum Sudan/Forage Sorghum
– 25% WG Food Sorghum
– 25% Pearl Millet

 

Planting Depth: 3/4″ – 1″

Planting Date: May-June *** Soil temperature needs to be 65 degrees ***
Seeding Rate: 13-18 lbs. per acre

Available in 4.25 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags (25 lbs. bags are a special order)

Plants 1/3 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

Deer and Bird Blend

 

A great warm season annual blend for both cover and late season energy for all species of birds and deer. Drought tolerant and fast growing. Soil temp of 65 degrees to plant.

 

Ingredients:

– 20% Sunflower
– 20% WG Food Sorghum
– 20% Buckwheat
– 20% Soybeans
– 20% Sunn Hemp

 

Planting Depth: 3/4″ – 1″

Planting Date: June-July *** Soil temperature needs to be 65 degrees ***
Seeding Rate: 22-27 lbs. per acre

Available in 4.25 lbs. and 25 lbs. bags

Plants 1/5 Acre (4.25 lbs. bag)

Soil Builder

 

Annual, ideal for first time food plotters and soil improvement. Fixates nitrogen, adds organic matter and weed suppression. Also provides deer with a highly palatable forage source.

 

Ingredients:

– 25% Spring Triticale
– 25% Oats
– 20% Spring Peas
– 20% Buckwheat
– 5% Crimson Clover
– 5% Berseem Clover

 

Planting Date: Spring-Fall
Seeding Rate: 50 lbs. per acre

Available in 25 lbs. bags

Four Galore

 

Annual blend of soybeans and peas. Fast growing and very drought tolerant. Handles a variety of soil conditions including a slightly lower pH than regular soybeans. Provides forage that will regrow after being eaten as well as pod forming soybeans for a late season energy source.

 

Ingredients:

– 25% Wolf Soybeans

– 25% Lab Lab
– 25% Forage Soybeans

– 25% Cow Peas

 

This is a non roundup ready blend. Do not use roundup on this blend!

Planting Date:  May – June *** Soil temperature needs to be 65 degrees ***
Seeding Rate:  40-50 lbs. per acre

Available in 12.5 lbs. and 50 lbs. bags (50 lbs. bags are a special order)

Plants 1/4 Acre (12.5 lbs. bag)

 

 

 

Bulbs Galore

 

Annual bulb blend for late season forage and stockpiled winter energy. Doubles as a shed plot. Should not be planted in the same area 2 years in a row. Rotate G.R.O. Brassica Blends seasonally. Rutabaga are slower growing than turnips and are sweeter and higher yielding. They also are better at resisting disease and insects.

 

Ingredients:

– 34% Purple Top Turnip
– 33% Forage Radish
– 33% Rutabaga

 

Planting Date: August-September
Seeding Rate: 6-8 lbs. per acre

Available in 2.5 lbs.and 25 lbs. bags (25 lbs. bags are a special order)

Plants 1/3 Acre (2.5 lbs. bag)

 

 

Premium Switchgrass Blend

 

Blend of upland and low land switchgrasses. It has newer genetics and the bio diversity to handle a variety of soils and locations. Many of you may have areas your seeding that contains diverse terrain. This blend handles those conditions. This blend can be planted from North to South because of the genetic selections. Can be seen growing on sites with a pH level of 4.5-7.6.

 

 

Ingredients:

– 33.3% RC Big Rock Switchgrass
– 33.3% RC Chippewa Switchgrass

– 33.3% Blackwell switchgrass

 

Planting Date: April-May
Seeding Rate: 7-8 lbs. per acre

Available in 2.5 lbs. and 7.5 lbs. bags (7.5 lbs. bags are a special order)

Plants 1/3 Acre (2.5 lbs. bag)

 

 

Rutabaga

 

Rutabagas are sweeter and with the higher sugar content, they are a more desirable growing option for earlier season planting. They also can be planted in August or early September as well, and will produce similar bulb as the turnip, with the shorter season. Rutabaga is a relatively unknown option for your deer food plot needs. They look very similar to the purple top turnips, except for the rutabaga tends to be 40-50% larger of bulb. The Rutabaga produces a higher amount of above leaves as well, compared to the turnips. pH range of 6-7.

 

Planting Depth: 1/8-1/4

Planting Date: June, August-Sept 15
Seeding Rate: 6-8 lbs. per acre

Available in 2.5 lbs. bags

Plants 1/3 Acre
Maturity Days: 90-100

 

 

Crimson Clover

Reseeding annual clover that handles many soil conditions. Is more drought and heat tolerant than many other clovers. A great addition to current perennial blends as well as an companion crop to your fall brassica blends. When planted in the fall, Crimson Clover produces more forage at low temperatures. It thrives when planted with other grasses and is an excellent late winter grazing crop. pH range of 5.5-6.4. This does not do well in extreme heat or extreme cold

 

Planting Depth: 1/4-1/2

Planting Date: March and August-September
Seeding Rate: 15-20 lbs. per acre

Available in 2.5 lbs. bags

Plants 1/8 Acre
Maturity Days: 70-90

 

Aberlasting Clover

Aberlasting clover is a hybrid clover with improved cold tolerance and longevity. It has the advantages of ladino clover and kura clover. It performs well on both light soils and wet soils. It will creep and become vigorous over the seasons. It is graze tolerant and can be planted across all areas of the US. Will thrive on soils with a pH is 5.5-6.4 and performs well in a low light areas.

 

Planting Depth: 1/8-1/4

Planting Date: 40 days before first killing frost
Seeding Rate: 8-12 lbs. per acre

Available in 2.5 lbs. bags

Plants 1/4 Acre
Maturity Days: 32-36

Sanctuary Blend

Blend of perennial native grasses 3-7’ tall. Acts as plot screening and permanent cover. Long lasting, may never need reseeding. It gives you better all season bedding than straight switchgrass. The 3 tiered heights aid in stand-ability. The shorter grasses are better for summer bedding.

 

 

Planting Date: May 5th – June 5th
Seeding Rate: 7-10 lbs. per acre

Available in 2.5 lbs. bags

Plants 1/4 Acre

Forage Brassica

G..R.O. Forage brassica. A brand new brassica blend to the United States. It contains 3 varieties that are 80-100 days to full maturity and is a high yielder. It is a tall growing brassica blend as much as 12″ taller than rape. It has a great insect and disease resistance. The deer love it. It is higher in sugar and more attractive to deer. It can be added to a current blend or planted alone. It is best incorporated into blends at 2-5 lbs per acre. Full rate is 8-10 pounds per acre. It can be planted in late May or early June or in august-september in the north and september-october in the south. You will not find this brassica elsewhere. G.R.O. Forage brassica blend does not produce a bulb. It is a tall and fast growing true forage brassica.

 

 

Planting Date: Late May-Early June or August-September
Seeding Rate: 8-10 lbs. per acre

Available in 2.5 lbs. bags

Plants 1/4 Acre

4-12-12 Seed Starter

 

Liquid plant food starter containing nitrogen, phosphorus, potash, sulfur, boron, zinc, manganese, copper, and cobalt. The trace minerals are chelated with EDTA to aid in ease of absorption and utilization. It is a cost effective, easy to apply product that enhances food plots, gardens, soybean and corn fields, hay and pastures. It increases root development, early season vigor, yield per acre, and much more. also contains humic acid, which helps loosen compacted soil, resulting in more soil oxygen. Can be tank mixed with herbicides, gives immediate response to the plant, helps absorption of nutrients, balances the pH of water to help chemicals work better, works on all plants.

 

 

For use on: Corn, soybeans, legumes, grasses, grains, lawn and garden and wildlife food plots.

 

Use 1-2 quarts per acre or 1-3 oz. per gallon of water.

9-4-9 Micro Pac

 

9-4-9 Micro Pac is a liquid foliar plant food containing nitrogen, phosphorus, potash, humics, boron, zinc, manganese, copper, and cobalt. The trace minerals are chelated with EDTA to aid in ease of absorption and utilization. It is a cost effective, easy to apply product that enhances food plots, soybean, corn, hay fields and pastures as well as lawn and gardens. Use 1-2 quarts per acre or 1-3 oz. per gallon of water.

Benefits include:

  • Reduces crop stresses and plant diseases

  • Provides a higher leaf to stem ratio for improved nutrition

  • Increases yield per acre

  • The humic acid conditions the soil and reduces compaction

  • Provides key nutrients during vegetative stage

  • Is a great companion with your herbicide, pesticide or fungicide applications

  • Aids attraction

 

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Humic Booster

 

A blend of dry humics, sulfur, zinc, manganese, iron, boron, copper and cobalt. This stress pack helps loosen the soil and provides much overlooked micro nutrients for your food plots. Humics aid in the absorption of the major minerals and helps improve your soil environment. You can also mix this with your seed to help bulk it up and reduce the chance of seeding too heavy.
 

– Available in a 12.5 lb bag

– That covers 1/2 acre

 

Ultimate Deer Mineral

 

Guaranteed Analysis

Calcium                          Max                  19.00 %

Calcium                          Min                   15.00 %

Phosphorus                  Min                     7.50 %

Salt                                    Max                  20.00 %

Salt                                    Min                   22.00 %

Magnesium                  Min                   1.25 %

Potassium                     Min                   1.00 %

Sulfur                               Min                    1.00 %

Copper                            Min               1,250 ppm

Selenium                       Min                   26 ppm

Zinc                                  Min                 5,000 ppm

Manganese                  Min               5,000 ppm

Iron                                   Min               1,500 ppm

Iodine                              Min                    50 ppm

Vitamin A                      Min         150,000 IU/LB

Vitamin D                      Min              40,000 IU/LB

Vitamin E                       Min                   500 IU/LB

Ingredients

Monocalcium Phosphate. Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Magnesium Oxide, Magnesium Sulfate, Potassium Sulfate, Sulfur, Yeast Culture, Zinc Sulfate, Manganese Sulfate, Iron Sulfate. Copper Sulfate, Mineral Oil, Dried Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product, Dried Lactobacillus casei fermentation product, Dried Enterococcus faecium fermentation product, Dried Bifidobacterium longum fermentation product, Aspergillus oryzae fermentation extract, Hydrolyzed yeast, Selenium Yeast,  Dry Cane Molasses, Mineral Oil, Zinc Polysaccaride,  Manganese  Polysaccaride, Copper Polysaccaride,  Vitamin E Supplement, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Ethlenedimine dihydriodide, Cobalt Sulfate, Natural and Artificial Flavors

Description

25 lb bag