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Creating The Best Food Plot Mix And The Hunting Exchange App

This is Huntin’ Land, the podcast for landowners and land hunters. If you like to stay up to date on hunting tactics, land management, land values, and land market dynamics, this is the podcast for you. On this episode, Joe and Clint talk with Caleb Weaver of Southern Seed and Feed about creating the best food plot mix for your rural property and wildlife. Caleb thoroughly goes through the best blends, planting seeds, fall food mixes, and making custom blends. Plus, to start the show, Scott Jones, Stuart Whitaker, Tommy Hickson from The Hunting Exchange App join the show to tell us about their newest and best way to sell and buy your hunting gear and equipment online. Enjoy the show!

 

 

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As a landowner, it is important to know what your land is worth. You may find yourself asking the questions like,  “how much is my land worth today,” “how much is my land worth per acre,” “how much is timberland worth,” “what is my farmland worth,” “how much is agricultural land worth,” and other such questions. Many factors go in to determining the value of land and seeking out the wisdom of experts is a great place to find the answers to your questions.

Each week, on the Huntin’ Land Podcast, we will bring in various experts to help provide answers to the important questions landowners have.

Creating The Best Food Plot Mix And The Hunting Exchange App

Why is it important to blend species of plants in a food plot?

  • palatability throughout the season
  • nutrition
  • nitrogen fixing / symbiotic plant relationships

How can I determine how much of each species to plant?

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  • is there a “right” way to do it?
  • Can I plant too much seed?
  • if I increase the amount of one kind of seed, do I have to decrease the amount of another?

What types of plants should we consider in our fall food plot mix?

  • this is an opportunity to talk about the types of plants you guys like to use in your blends and why
  • grasses – wheat, oats, rye 
  • legumes – clovers, peas, beans
  • Brassicas – rape, kale, radish

What is the “best” blend?

  • hunters can match your blends to their goals. Some goals below:
  • no till food plots
  • “micro” or “hidey hole” food plots
  • soil conditions (wet / sandy)
  • herd health / forage production outside of hunting season
  • maximum attraction
What does someone need to consider if they want to blend your blends?
Custom seed blends offered

This week’s show has been brought to you by Joe Baya and Clint Flowers, members of the top producing team at National Land Realty, the fastest growing and most innovative land brokerage in the nation. With hunting season right around the corner and interest rates at historic lows, now is a great time to be buying or selling land. If you want to learn more, shoot us an email at pros@landhuntin.com or call us at 855-NLR-LAND.

EP 92: Creating The Best Food Plot Mix

 

 

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Tune in each week as we bring in various experts to help provide answers to important land owner questions like, “how much is my land worth today,” “how much is my land worth per acre,” “how much is timberland worth,” “what is my farmland market worth,” “how much is agricultural land worth,” and other such questions. Many factors go in to determining the value of land and seeking out the wisdom of experts is a great place to find the answers to your questions.


 

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