Truth From The Stand Podcast #18: Food Plot Tips W/ Whitetail Institute’s Jon Cooner

Today on the show Phil and I are joined by Jon Cooner of Whitetail Institute of North America. Jon is an expert in all things related to food plots—everything from taking soil samples, to planting, to food plot design and plot location—and he’s sharing his expertise with us today. I’ve personally been using Whitetail Institute products for several years and have been very pleased with my plot results and their customer service. Whether you’re new to food plots or a food plot veteran, Jon’s advice is worth a listen.

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What To Expect From Podcast #18:

—Phil moving to a treehouse

—Clint’s recap of the Great American Outdoor Show

—Jon’s background

—Things to consider when planning a food plot

—Taking your neighbors land into consideration

—Percentage of land to put in food plots

—Location, location, location

—Destination plots vs. hunting plots

—The best food plot design shapes

—Determining the correct type of forage for your property

—Defining and choosing perennial vs. annual plots

—Basic steps to planting a food plot

—The importance of soil testing

—Why food plots are needed even in heavy agricultural land

—Food plot rotation, is it needed

—Biggest misconceptions people have about food plots

—Biggest mistakes people make when planting food plots

—Jon’s hunting story

Show Notes And Links:

—Check out the Whitetail Institute of North America site to plan your food plots

—Follow Whitetail Institute of North America on Facebook 

—Visit our partners  Exodus Outdoor Gear , Whitetail Institute of North America, and Lone Wolf Portable Treestands