The more edge a food plot has, the more inviting it is to wildlife. Develop food plots with the a long, narrow, winding configuration to create the most edge.
Both shapes equal one acre, the difference is the edge. A square acre (209'x209') has 863 ft of edge. In contrast, a long narrow rectangular acre (20'x2,187') has 4,392 ft of edge. That's over three-quarters of a mile!