Many beginning food plotters simply assume their soil is adequate for planting forage X, Y or Z, then they're disappointed with the results, even though the weather during the growing season was good.
To avoid this costly mistake, begin with a soil test. In this video Bill Winke shows you how to take a proper soil test and then how to read the results. He also explains why soil fertility and soil pH are so important to growing a successful food plot. Watch and learn.