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BY The GameKeepers on Dec. 11, 2012

The Results Are In: Plan For Next Year

December is a good month to take an in depth look at the performance and productivity of your food plots. Having information written down on the pros and cons of what, when, and where you planted this year can be very helpful in making plans for next fall. This can include making note of deer travel routes to and from the plots, utilization of what you planted and the date, as well as keeping track of your soil samples and how much lime and fertilizer was added this year.

Early winter is also a good opportunity to look at the amount of food available in your plots. If all your plots are already browsed to the ground by mid December, you need to increase the amount of acreage being planted or decrease the number of mouths feeding on them.


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