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Just filled in a gas well water pit . I am going to make a food plot out of it. What do you suggest for it. It’s in a great location.
 

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Oats and crimson clover.
And as big as reasonable. Imo the little bitty food plots are pretty useless unless you fence them off until they get up good. I like at least a couple acres in size.
 

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I would maybe wait a little later unless you water. With heat and little rain it may come up and perish. Was the pit dry of water?
 
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Yes it has been filled in for ten years but had settled to large holes. I graded it off and smoothed it. Not able to water it. It is only an acre in size. Thanks for the replies. I plan on keeping this plot year round.
 

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papavillars":1j17m5fj said:
Yes it has been filled in for ten years but had settled to large holes. I graded it off and smoothed it. Not able to water it. It is only an acre in size. Thanks for the replies. I plan on keeping this plot year round.


I keep a couple of one acre food plots going year around here.
Due to our environment I have found they prefer the long narrow food plots here. It being so thick here the deer are just too uncomfortable in the open.
 

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