Recover From Food Plot Failure by Planting a Salvage Plot

It never fails. Around mid- to late October every year, my phone starts ringing constantly from concerned food plotters frantically explaining that they planted their food plots in early September but then watched them wither and disappear. Is it too late to replant? Food plots fail for a variety of reasons such as the onset …

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Balansa Clover for Deer

Balansa clover (Trifolium michelianum) is somewhat of a newcomer to the deer food plot scene. Historically, its primary use has been as a cover crop in the agricultural community, but it has many unique qualities that can make it an excellent choice as a deer forage depending on your food plot objectives and property features. …

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Using Lime to Fuel Your Food Plots

If you have ever read an article about planting and managing food plots, the author undoubtedly recommended collecting soil samples to determine the appropriate amounts of lime and fertilizer that are needed to maximize the quality of the forages you are managing. This is certainly the case in every food plot species profile that I …

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Easy, No-Till Food Plots: Watch Our Whitetail Weekend Seminar

For years, a movement in modern agriculture has been pushing more and more farmers to use no-till or low-till farming practices as a way of improving soil and saving on fertilizer and fuel costs, and for the last few years we’ve been intentionally avoiding tillage in some food plots at QDMA Headquarters to achieve the …

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