Food Plot Species Profile: Soybeans

Food Plot Species Profile: Soybeans

Soybeans (Glycine max) are a warm-season annual legume and perhaps the most preferred summer forage for white-tailed deer. They are extremely nutritious, containing upwards of 25 to 30 percent crude protein in fields with good soil fertility, well above the amounts required by deer for optimal body and antler development. Soybeans are adapted to a wide range of soil types throughout the whitetail’s range, but well-drained soils are preferred. They are easy to establish, and, if managed properly under balanced herd... read more

by Ryan Basinger on January 24, 2014 10 Comments

QDMA Poll

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