Wildlife – Food Plots

Q: I’d like to establish a food plot for wildlife: deer, turkey, quail, etc.

What should I plant?

A: Dr. Mike Mengak at UGA has written several publications on food plots. If you have the land and the energy to get it done, establishing a food plot can really increase your hunting harvest each year!

Plants for Food Plots

Food Plots in CRP Pines

Temporarily Protecting Food Plots from Deer

And from the Alabama Department of Conservation

Effective Food Plots for White Tailed Deer

Remember that one of the keys to success is liming the soil beforehand. Most wildlife food plants do MUCH better if the soil pH is correct.

Get soil testing details at www.georgiasoiltest.com.

A local source for seed is Adams – Briscoe Seed in Jackson GA.

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