Food Plots and Land Management Videos

How to Plant Chestnut Trees for Deer

The chestnut was the primary mast crop food source for whitetails until all were wiped out nearly a century ago. Recent studies have shown even modern deer that have never encountered them in the wild prefer chestnuts over acorns 100:1. Now, we're finally to the point where we can bring...


How to Use Food Plot Enclosures to Prevent Overgrazing

Are you having trouble with deer eating your food plots down before they can become established? It might be time to do something about that. Here's how. Don't Miss: 10 Things to Use as Food Plot Screens Are you a deer hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals?...


What You Need to Know About Planting Food Plots

Planting food plots is a fun and engaging activity that most deer hunters enjoy. It gets you afield, benefits the deer population, and can even enhance your hunting efforts if done strategically. Here are five steps to planting a food plot, and then another video that explains proximity and how...


Plan Before You Plant Trees for Wildlife

Thinking about enhancing your hunting areas with trees that produce mast such as chestnuts, acorns or apples? A little pre-planting planning will ensure the best odds for success. Don't Miss: 10 Steps to Successfully Planting Trees for Deer Are you a hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals?...


Building a Better Micro Plot

Using the Right Equipment to Make Food Plots


How to Measure Deer Feeders Per Acre

Do you use deer feeders? Want to but don't know how many to use? Here we get advice from Realtree and Purina on how many acres are needed per feeder. Don't Miss: 20 Deer Hunting Lies Your Granddaddy Told You Are you a hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish...


Planting Perennials in Food Plots

The crew at Whitetail Properties joins Kip Adams to discuss perennial food plots and their advantages for deer hunters. Perennial food plots are the backbone of many food plot programs, with various types of clover being the most popular choice. Whether you're thinking about planting white-top clover, red-top clover or...


Planting Annuals in Food Plots

The crew at Whitetail Properties discusses the benefits of fast-growing annual food plots like corn, soybeans, cereal grains and brassicas. Most of these plants are relatively easy to establish, and, with some careful planning, can provide year-around nutrition and attraction for your deer herd.


Mixing Annual and Perennial Blends in Food Plots

Dan Perez and Kip Adams talk about the benefits of blending annual and perennial seeds when establishing a food plot. Annual seeds, like wheat, oats and brassicas, grow quickly and act as "nurse crops" for perennials, like clover or alfalfa. The following year, once the perennials have built their root...


Planting a Food Plot from Start to Finish

With a soil sample complete, Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland move on to the next step in creating a new food plot: spraying. Bland talks about his favorite chemical blend for spraying a plot, and the benefits of adding dye and crop oil to the mix. Spraying your plots prior...


How to Disk and Prep Food Plot Seedbeds

Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland nearly have this food plot ready to go. With the soil sample, spraying, and fertilizing out of the way, it's time to prepare the seed bed. Whether you do this by plowing, discing, with a PTO-driven tiller, or a combination of the three, preparing a...


How to Fertilize Your Food Plots

With the soil sample results in and the spraying complete, the next step in creating this food plot is applying the proper amount of fertilizer. Jeff Evans and Ryan Bland explain in this Food Plot Library installment.


Food Plot Tips: Recruiting Plots vs. Kill Plots

Dan Perez with Whitetail Properties and Kip Adams with the QDMA discuss the differences between recruiting plots and kill plots. Both have a place on your hunting land, and both can be great spots to tag the buck of a lifetime. The trick is knowing where to plant them, what...


How to Buy the Right Small Tract of Hunting Land

Are you wanting to buy a small tract of land for hunting? Whitetail Properties is the leading resource on hunting land. See what they have to say before you jump in and purchase a property for hunting. Don't Miss: 15 Big Deer Hunting Secrets Exposed Are you a deer hunter...


Planting Row Crops for Food Plots

The Whitetail Properties crew teams up with the QDMA's Kip Adams to discuss the benefits of including soybeans and corn into your food plot rotation. Have you ever tried doing this? You might want to. Don't Miss: The Ultimate Deer Hunting Property Are you a hunter wanting to learn how...


How to Take Food Plot Soil Samples

Do you conduct soil samples before planting your food plots? It's one of the easiest -- but most overlooked -- steps for most hunters. All food plots grow best at a particular pH level, typically around 6.5. A soil sample will tell you what kind and how much fertilizer needs...