Jump start fall hunts with spring-planted wildlife food plots

Bearden, Rebecca
May 2005
Southeast Farm Press;5/4/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 13, special section p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on wildlife food plot planning. While fall hunting season is still months away, the perfect time to get ahead of the game is by planting spring and summer food plots. By giving these crops the same attention cultivated crops require, land managers can efficiently grow wildlife attractants that will help insure a successful hunting season. The first step in food plot planning is deciding what to plant for the species one wants to attract. For deer's, crops that are protein-rich, highly palatable and easily grown in any type of soil is recommended the most. The two most popular choices for wildlife food plots are soybeans and peas of different varieties.


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