Deer Food Plots

Land management and deer food plot articles from Deer & Deer Hunting.

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Grow ’em Big: Best Deer Food Plots Incorporate Smorgasbord Effect

Learn how to attract deer to your property at all times during the season by offering them everything they need in one food plot. Grow ’em Big host and veteran land manager Steve Bartylla explains how to create a smorgasbord effect on even the smallest of properties. You can easily do this through smart...

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Soybeans for Deer Food Plots

Nothing beats soybeans for deer food plots when it comes to nutrition, tonnage and attraction. by Don Higgins I smiled when I saw the small group of deer headed for the plot of standing corn. I had been debating my friend Todd Hewing about what was the best late-season food-plot crop for whitetails. Todd...

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Food Plot Tips: The Mighty Soybean

By Don Higgins Why Beans? Whitetails crave soybeans during the late season for several reasons. First, there’s likely not another food source at that time of the year that comes close to offering the same level of protein. I have sent a sample of soybeans (in the pods, which is how deer eat them)...

Jeff Neal's inexpensive deer feeder will last for several years and hold about 250 pounds of food. (DDH Photo: Alan Clemons)

How to Build an Inexpensive, Durable Deer Feeder

  Jeff Neal has tried a variety of different feeders for his property in southeast Ohio, everything from spincast models on tripods and hangers to gravity-style feeders like the very cool Feed Bank from Banks Outdoors. Neal is Vice President of Sales & Marketing with Kalmbach Feeds, which produces the line of Heartland Wildlife...

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Learn to Make the Best Food Plots on Deer & Deer Hunting TV

For deer hunters in the field, a mix of good camouflage, cleverly disguised tree stands and scent control are all part of the hunt. For those interested in observing, photographing or hunting deer year round, a well-designed food plot can be the perfect device for aiding and holding deer on your land. In tonight’s...

Don Higgins

What’s the Secret For Late Season Whitetail Magic?

I smiled when I saw the small group of deer headed for the plot of standing corn. I had been debating my friend Todd Hewing about what was the best late-season food-plot crop for whitetails. Todd argued that soybeans are the ticket, but I would hear none of it. Common sense — and all...