It’s not too late to create a food plot that will be inviting to whitetails all winter long.

One of the favorite food plot ingredients for many hunters (and deer!) are brassicas.

Brassicas includes cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, collards, rutabaga, mustard, kale, swede, radish, turnip, rape, and canola.

Of course, not all of these will be planted in your food plot, but some of them will — and should — be.

J. Wayne Fears from Whitetails Unlimited has the good, the bad ,and the ugly when it comes to planting brassicas.

Fortunately for the deer around my farm, I had planted a wide border of Brassicas around several of my grain/clover mix plots, and it was in this border that the deer found an abundance of food in the form of greens and root crops such as turnips and radishes… [continued]

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