By Jace Bauserman
As spring encroaches some bowhunters will be readying their bear gear and brushing up on turkey calling techniques, others will be combing the forest and fields for abandoned antlers. But across the hunting world, another activity is skyrocketing in popularity, and some hunters this spring will take to the field to prep for fall deer hunts by measuring the pH level of soils and researching the best regional seeds to plant.
To attract deer and keep herds healthy, more and more hunters are turning to food plots as the myriad advantages of this strategy become increasingly apparent. Growing food plots can be intimidating to the uninitiated and the green-thumb skills needed to be successful seem foreign to many hunters. But growing a food plot isn't rocket science—anyone can do it. If you are greenhorn food-plotter or a seasoned vet looking to beef-up on your growing knowledge, follow this blog throughout this season as we provide you with step-by-step instructions and tips on creating or improving your buck-busting plot.