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Now is the ideal time for some low-cost food plot improvements and frost seeding can be a great technique to get an early start to the spring growing season. Frost seeding requires the soil to be thawing, freezing and heaving. The seeds get caught in the cracks created by the heaving process, and this, is in essence how the seeds are “planted.”  When time-lapse photography of this period is viewed, the ground appears to come “alive” because of all the movement from the soil expanding and contracting over and over again. This movement helps to create excellent seed to soil...

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