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food plot seed selection in NC

I plowed 6 1/4 acre plots this weekend. I would like to plant something to attract/feed deer. If it should help antlers grow, then that would be great also. My problem is seed selection. There seems to be a million different combinations and types of seed. I want something that will come back every year. I live in North Central North Carolina. What do the deer prefer to eat in this area? What goes well with the climate here?

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food plot seed selection in NC

Bryan,
try something with some chicory in it, and treat it with rack max, along with a quality fertilizer. And don't forget the soil test for lime. Its late for regular lime but pelletized lime applie after planting may do some good this summer. Big smile

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food plot seed selection in NC

That chicory really attracts 'em, and the turkeys love it also. Maybe try mixing it with some clover or peas.

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NC deer

I am from the western mountains of NC. Mainly the Ashville,Hendersonville area. We always had good luck with corn & clover. But of course apple orchards alwasy had the biggest any most plentiful amounts of deer.

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