2013 IL Seed Program:
Building Better Habitat
Simply put, our mission is habitat. We strive to design seed mixes that maximize wildlife benefits while also keeping landowner costs low. In this way we hope landowners choose to establish better habitat for wildlife.In addition to the mixes below, we also offer custom mixes for your project. To order a custom mix, call Becky at 217-720-8074 or EMAIL the mix details and we will email you back with an estimate. Thank you for your support!
Click HERE to download the NRCS 327 Calculator with Mix A-E, G, H pre-entered to confirm they meet the 327 standard.
Click HERE to download the NRCS 643 Calculator for Mix F to confirm it meets the standard.
Click HERE to download the 2013 IL PF/QF
*Due to low supplies, we may be substituting
grasses for the following varieties: Big
Bluestem (Bison), Sideoats
Grama (Butte), Indiangrass
(Tomahawk), Little Bluestem (Itasca), Switchgrass (Forestburg)
"Endorsed" Wildlife Mixes
*Due to low supplies, we may be substituting grasses for the following varieties: Big Bluestem (Bison), Sideoats Grama (Butte), Indiangrass (Tomahawk), Little Bluestem (Itasca), Switchgrass (Forestburg)
Grant Eligible "Endorsed" Wildlife Mixes
Landowners who establish new grasslands using these mixes are eligible for a $75-$100/acre incentive payment. See the "Habitat Help" page for more information.
|Mix G - PF Endorsed Tallgrass||$105.00|
|Mix H - QF Endorsed Shortgrass||$105.00|
|Mix F - CP25 Upland Bird Endorsed||$140.00|
|Mix E - 327 Pollinator||$160.00|
|Mix I - Bird N Buck||$30.00|
These mixes are tolerant to low doses (4oz/acre) of plateau which can be used to control weeds. This can be especially useful for brome and fescue conversions.
|Mix C - PF Plateau Tolerant Tallgrass||$85.00|
|Mix D - QF Plateau Tolerant Shortgrass||$95.00|
Preferred mixes are specially designed to provide the most benefit to pheasants and quail at the best value to the landowner.
|Mix A - PF Preferred Tallgrass||$115.00|
|Mix B - QF Preferred Shortgrass||$110.00|
Illinois PF/QF offers several other specialty mixes. For more information about these mixes please contact Becky at 217-720-8074.
*All seed orders will be shipped UPS or FedEx ground and will arrive approximately 7-10 business days after order is placed. A $25.00 Shipping & Handling fee will be added for orders less than 10 acres.