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Extend Life of Plots with Frost Seeding By Craig Dougherty Replanting your food plots every couple of years is an amateur move. It wastes time and money. The real pros can get many more years than that. Frost seeding can be one way to extend the life of your clover plot.


By Jon Cooner, WINA Director of Special Projects Controlling grass and weeds in your perennials should be at the top of your list.



In This Issue… Imperial 30-06 Antler Up D3 by Matt Harper How science improved an already legendary Whitetail Institute product.




Hunters and Farmers Share the Same Soul


Imperial Whitetail PowerPlant: Performance Far Beyond the Ordinary

Turkey Select — Top Quality Perennial Chufa for Whitetail Institute Customers Passing it Forward By Bryan Hendricks


Big-Woods Food Plots


A Labor of Love… and Payback Time

By Michael Veine

By Gerald Almy


The Fundamentals for Becoming a True Sportsman By Chad Brown

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A Message from Ray Scott Customers Do the Talking Stories and Photos


Record Book Bucks Stories and Photos

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Food Plot Planting Dates First Deer — The Future of Our Sport


Imperial Whitetail “Chic” Magnet: Forage Chicory Provides Outstanding Versatility By Whitetail Institute staff


The Weed Question: Where Did All These Weeds In My Food Plot Come From? By William Cousins


By Zeke Pipher



By Jon Cooner

Seed Production: A Complex Journey to the Perfect Product By Jon Cooner The Whitetail Institute’s journey to produce the perfect seed is a rigorous, and time consuming effort. The results speak for themselves.

Don’t Take the ATV… Take a Walk and Learn By David Hart Sometimes the best, and only, way to scout your property is to walk and get off of that ATV.

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Be Sure to Get the Most from Your Perennial Food Plots

Has Our Deer Hunting Perspective Been Misplaced? By R.G. Bernier

Good Things in Small Packages By Bob Humphrey Hard work on a half-acre paid big dividends for the author and his family.



Knowledge is Power By Charles Alsheimer


Upfront Investments Yield Big Deer Hunting Dividends By Scott Bestul

By Jon Cooner Cover Photo by Charles J. Alsheimer


Whitetail Institute OFFICERS AND STAFF

Ray Scott Founder and President Wilson Scott Vice President of Operations Steve Scott Vice President, Executive Editor William Cousins Operations Manager Wayne Hanna, Ph.D. Agronomist & Director of Forage Research Mark Trudeau Director of Certified Research Frank Deese Wildlife Biologist Jon Cooner Director of Special Projects Brandon Self, Tyler Holley, John White Product Consultants Daryl Cherry Director of Sales Scott Thompson Upper Midwest Sales Manager Clare Hudson Northeast Sales Manager Dawn McGough Office Manager Mary Jones EDI & Inventory Specialist Kim Collins Office Administrator Accounts Recievable Emily Kiernan Internet Customer Service Bart Landsverk Whitetail News Senior Editor Charles Alsheimer, Tracy Breen, Matt Harper, Mark Kenyon, R.G. Bernier, Bill Marchel, Michael Veine, Dr. Carroll Johnson, III, Dean Weimer, David Hart Contributing Writers Susan Scott Copy Editor George Pudzis Art Director Wade Atchley, Atchley Media Advertising Director

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