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Sunlight and Moisture

Wildlife food plots need to be located in close proximity to shelter, water, and natural food, yet it is just as important to look at some of the natural properties of the location. These natural properties are sunlight, moisture, and soil nutrition/ pH. These are resources that are going to allow the plot to grow. If any of these are lacking, there will be no growth and the plot will be pointless. As with growing a garden, most species grown in a food plot need a minimum of 5 hours of sunlight a day. It does not make lot of difference when the sunlight is received (early, mid, or late day) as long as there is a minimum of 5 hours. The amount of sun a plot receives can be manipulated by

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