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Ok, it does now.
 

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That guy knows his stuff!

Really like his planting methods for switchgrass as well.
 

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Thanks that was a very helpful site!
 

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Wish I could have read that article before this Srings planting, I planted an acre of Shotplot middle of May and now the turnip tops are dying. Will the turnip dry and rot away this year, or will they be available for the deer this Winter?
 

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Already read that one.I passed on the radish and did try peas this year but without a cultipacker I don't know.
Good link Brad,QDM has some great input on food plots and habitat improvements.Stuff turns into a hobby.
 

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Best time to plant the turnips is for a fall crop.Dutch will know better but the turnips themselves might last into winter.
I plant rape/turnips in late July and it goes like this,
Deer eat rape first,turnip tops second and the turnips into late winter.
I tried a spring rape/turnip plot in spring and it went to seed without the deer touching it.
 

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The deer and other critters eat the turnips over the winter. Even had turkeys pecking at them! Porkys love them as well.
 

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Two years ago in late march had a bear munching on the buggers.
 

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I have planted rape and purple top turnips together for years, deer really hit it pretty hard, good plot......didn't get it in this year due to health issues.........
 
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