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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-26-2011, 01:49 PM Thread Starter
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what should i plant in my food plot ?

i live in the foothills of nc and i am looking to make a few food plots this year what should i plant? and some tips on planting it ?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-26-2011, 04:15 PM
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Check out the food plot section of the forum.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-09-2012, 06:21 AM
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I've been looking for this too. no answers there!
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-26-2019, 12:59 AM
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Actually needed it and I tried in that section too, but didn't got satisfactory result from it, Can you suggest some other way for it.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-18-2020, 10:11 AM
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If you're going to have a small food plot (1/2 acre or less) I'd suggest just buying one of those seed bags at any hunting outfit and going that route. If you have a larger area you might want to try something else. You also need to think about when you are wanting the deer to "eat" the food you plant. I've always had good luck with clover here in Missouri- especially for early season bow hunting (Sept-late Oct). They tear it up and absolutely love it. Also, soybeans in the summer and very early fall. Deer love those (not the beans, but the plants). Now, with soybeans, once they start drying out, deer will leave them alone until winter/late winter. They will come back to them and eat them when they are fully ready to be harvested. If you are wanting a food source for late season hunting, corn may be a good way to go as well.
Deer absolutely love turnips. You could do a clover/turnip mixture. Clover is always my go-to because it lasts the longest and keeps growing even during those fall months. That's just my 2 cents- let me know if you have any questions about what I said.

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