Food plots are only one part of the big-buck equation.
According to Dr. Grant Woods, a leading whitetail biologist, the best time to put out minerals is late winter to early spring.
NAH Managing Editor Dave Maas shares some highlights from his 2010 food plot scouting cameras.
Finding acorns during a good year isn't enough—you have to be able to determine if it’s from a white oak or red oak. Whitetails will eat both, but they greatly prefer white oak acorns, which have less tannin in them and are therefore less bitter.
Plant food plots long enough and you will encounter a crisis. How you deal with that crisis could make or break your deer hunting season.
If your local grocery store went out of business, would you start foraging around your backyard looking for whatever edible items you could find? Of course not, you’d simply drive to the next closest grocery store that carried the items you wanted.
It’s no secret that feral hogs continue to expand their range across North America, and with the increase in their numbers comes an increase in their habitat destruction—food plots included.
A soil test analysis will tell you exactly what you need to add to your soil to grow the most productive crop you can.
There are hundreds of different soils in most states. Thankfully, it's easy to determine your land's soil type and which crops will grow best on it.
Soil moisture can make or break a food plot, but instead of doing a "rain dance," try these tips for beating a drought.