Fall planted crops intended for summer use

Alfalfa is an excellent choice for nutrition and is drought tolerant. This perennial can be tricky to establish and maintain. It requires a high pH and control of fungus and insect problems. It is best to find someone to harvest the hay to keep excess residue from...

Spring planted annual plots for summer use

Beans make great food plots. They provide very high quality food, both in the foliage and the actual beans later in the year. They are prone to overgrazing and have a low nitrogen requirement, but require moderate levels of both phosphorus and potash. Soybeans are...