Food Plots

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Buck Down & Food Plot Design Strategy (video)

January 16, 2020
Years ago Grant designed a food plot that's perfect for rut hunts. There's a long list of several good bucks tagged there! Grant recently added another to the list! Watch to see the keys to this food…
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What to Plant for the Best Fall Food Plots and Deer Nutrition

October 14, 2019
Planting fall food plots doesn’t just entice bucks by offering them succulent forage. It also draws in does, offering the double attraction of food and females. But what plants will offer the most…
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How We Changed An Old Rocky Farm Into a Deer Hunting Dream (video)

July 26, 2019
Deer hunting and habitat changes on our hunting grounds: For 500 episodes we've shared what we do at The Proving Grounds in the rough, steep, rocky Ozark Mountains to produce bigger antlers and…
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Spring Food Plots: Get Crop Benefits With the Buffalo Food Plot System (video)

May 15, 2019
We are always working to improve the food plots on The Proving Grounds. When we find what works, we pass it along to our viewers. Check out this video to see a test that shows how your soil performs…
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Tips for Easy Fall Food Plots Plus Scouting and Patterning Bucks (video)

September 18, 2018
See one of the easiest ways to plant a fall food plot!  (0:00:59) Plus: meet the newest member of the team (02:11) and get an update on the food plots that were planted earlier (03:27) and why Grant…
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Bow Hunting Frogs and Food Plot Update and What it Means for Deer (video)

July 24, 2018
It's one of Grant's favorite things to do In July: bow hunting frogs! Plus, a look at our food plots and what it means for deer hunting this fall. Join the conversation with other hunters and land…
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Impact of Ticks on White-Tailed Deer and New Food Plot Tips (video)

July 9, 2018
How bad are the ticks on white-tailed deer?  We've conducted three field tests to find out. Watch to see the tests and the results! Plus, sharing the steps to creating a new wildlife food plot along…
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Tips for Deer Management, Shooting Accurately & Food Plots (video)

June 6, 2018
Deer management means balancing the population with the food resources. Bow hunting is the method we use to help that balance.  Grant shares how he practices now for the best form/release for bow…
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Tips to Improve Hunting Properties and How to Take Soil Samples (video)

March 8, 2018
Hunters at the NWTF show met with Daniel and Clay for advice on how to improve their hunting  properties.  Then a "how to" on taking soil samples as we get ready for planting spring food plots.Sign…
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Bow Hunting: At the End of the Blood Trail (video)

October 31, 2017 has three deer down! First an update on food plots and habitat at The Proving Grounds after the recent drought. Then it's time for deer hunting! Daniel bow hunts where deer are pouring…
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Bow Hunting Whitetails: Back to Back Two Does Down (video)

October 26, 2017
A great start to deer hunting 2017 from with these bow hunts. In this video, two hunts with back to back double does down on The Proving Grounds. On his deer hunt, Grant sees his…
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Bow Hunting: Opening Weekend is Finally Here (video)

October 2, 2017
Deer hunting with Missouri's deer season opens and the team gets busy bow hunting on The Proving Grounds.  Grant hunts a tree that is dropping acorns. Raleigh is bow hunting over a…