What do deer prefer to eat?

I had this exact conversation yesterday with a close friend who started one of the first wildlife food plot lineups. He also has as much experience with managed intensive grazing as i do. I was discussing how i've recently been in many food plots where deer were hitting my brassica blends in the past month or 2 and how so many people have been sending me pictures with deer in their brassicas. This is a-typical of the industry and for those who follow my PROGRAM, this is the norm. I mentioned how so many people ask me what deer prefer to eat. I asked him what does he think deer prefer to eat.......his answer was.....ANYTHING i totally agree. Deer will eat anything depending on numerous factor

What you do now will affect next year.

So much focus is put into fall food plots and mainly brassicas. Most food plotters have perennial food plots as well, which typically consist of clover blends and alfalfas. I hear so often how people's perennials are not long lasting and vigorous and there are reasons for this. It's all about the roots Most farmers know how to manage their legumes to keep the forages healthy and set up for the winter. The initial growth of perennial forage legumes after every cutting or clipping depends on energy reserves stored in the taproots and crowns of the plants. High energy reserves are important for fast regrowth, which results in higher yields. Substantial energy reserves are also needed for the de

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