A Deep Dive Into Forage Soybean Varieties for Food Plots With Dr. Luke Macaulay

May 3, 2023 By: NDA Staff

In this episode of the Deer Season 365 podcast, we’re talking with Dr. Luke Macaulay, a wildlife management specialist with the University of Maryland, about his research on forage soybeans. And while the primary focus of Luke’s research is on determining which forage soybean varieties work best as a buffer to minimize deer damage to production soybeans, much of what he’s learned is applicable to us deer hunters and food plotters as well.

Luke discusses his background, his soybean research, what he’s learned about some of the different varieties he’s testing, as well as how many days after a rain event you can expect to see the most deer activity in your bean plot! 

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