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Best Cover Crop for a Clover Plot:

J.R. from Ohio asks, Topic: Best Cover Crop for a Clover Plot: Winter Peas can be a very good late summer planting that will serve as a decent cover crop for clover. It won’t come back the next spring. However, winter peas are susceptible to deer browse pressure when they are establishing. If you have a lot [...]

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Planning for Good Maryland Hunting

Topic: Plan now for Good Maryland Hunting: Planting Plot Screen is the perfect way to create an ideal entry and exit route in an otherwise open area. Well here we are just a few weeks from the official start of summer and I have been working on finalizing plans and getting some work done for the 2017-18 deer [...]

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Making Micro-Plots on Small Properties

This past weekend, I took on the task of making micro-plots on my Ohio farm, two small ones and one medium sized plot.The micro-plots are to hunt over while the medium sized (approximately 2/3 of an acre) plot is to increase the amount of food in the middle of the property.I planted all three to [...]

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Added bonus to having Big & Beasty Plots

The hunting benefits and wildlife habitat improvements associated with planting food plots is generally well known and widely discussed throughout the hunting community.  Another benefit that has provided a lot of entertainment and a good census of the bucks on our property is shed hunting in and around these food plots following hunting season.  The food plots performed great and [...]

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Soil Testing- The First Step to a Quality Food Plot

Soil testing your food plots is one of the most important things you can do to assure a successful plot. The results obtained from the Soil Test Report will tell you the pH (level of soil acidity), organic matter content, phosphorus and potassium levels of the soil. This valuable information will help you decide what to apply for lime [...]

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