Deer Food Plots

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Get A Start On Your Best Food Plots For Whitetail Deer

Depending on what part of the country you’re in, you already may have food plots planted for the upcoming deer season or you’re still in the planning stages for some late-summer plots that will take hold and carry over through autumn and winter. By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor In either case, establishing and maintaining...

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White Clover Is A Great Consideration For Deer, Turkey Habitat Plots

White clover is a good source of protein for deer and turkey and should be considered when developing wildlife openings along with cost of planting and maintentance, duration of plant life and usefulness to wildlife species in the area. By Mitchell Marks, Alabama Wildlife Biologist, Freedom Hills WMA When developing wildlife openings, consideration must...

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Start Thinking About Year-Round Habitat Enhancement

White-tailed deer are “browsing” animals. They eat a wide variety of foods and the food selected will depend on its availability, abundance and the season of the year. No one food is eaten in great amounts throughout the year. By the Missouri Department of Conservation These facts must be considered when attempting to improve...

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Food Plot Founder Lauds Romney-Ryan Merger

Bass fishing legend Ray Scott says Mitt Romney’s pick of Paul Ryan as his running mate will show Americans the Republicans are serious about bringing true change to the White House. by Daniel E. Schmidt The founding father of whitetail food plots announced today that he is throwing his support toward Republican presidential candidate...

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Planting Calendar Offers Advice on Plants, Timing

Curious about when to plant certain things for wildlife? The Wildwood Genetics Planting Calendar, available under the “Advice” section at www.wildwoodgenetics.com and at Wildwood Genetics dealers, helps make sure you know when and what to plant. This easy-to-use calendar provides planting information for a variety of crops and feed, including the planting rate of...

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USDA Announces Flexibility for Land Programs

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced new flexibility and assistance in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s major conservation programs to get much-needed help to livestock producers and landowners as the most widespread drought in seven decades intensifies in the United States. Vilsack also announced plans to encourage crop insurance companies to provide a short...

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With These New Downloads, Deer and Hunters Will Eat Well

Deer & Deer Hunting is excited to present three brand-new digital downloads for deer hunting enthusiasts. These downloads are packed with in-depth information and ready to download straight to your computer for just $3.99 each. Planting and Maintaining Food Plots There’s an old saying in real estate about what makes a piece of property...

Habitat management should involve a broad spectrum of things that may include food plot management.

Habitat Management: Seeing The Big Picture

What are your goals for habitat management on your property? Do they involve an overall plan for habitat and forests or existing timber? Or have you separated them into two categories believing they shouldn’t be managed in concert? Doing the latter could create problems, which is why it’s usually best to manage with an...

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Grandpa’s Food Plot Secrets

Believe it or not, many old truisms, proverbs and old-time sayings teach valuable lessons when farming for wildlife. By Matt Harper I had the pleasure and opportunity to know my grandparents when I was young. My grandparents were born in the early 1900s and lived long lives. This provided me with many years of...