deer management

Essential Deer Management

Essential Factors of Deer Management

Science-based deer management involves many factors that must all work together for the overall health of the deer and their habitat. Auburn University's Deer Laboratory is one of the top deer research facilities in the country, and provides information on the many facets needed for a healthy deer management plan.
Better Dirt, Better Deer Habitat

Seven Ways to Improve Your Dirt for Better Deer Habitat

For food-plotters, the success of deer habitat is largely dependent on the soil below. The healthier the soil and the more you do to properly manage it, the better your food plots will be. There is simply no other way around that fact. So before you even consider what you’re going...

Macro vs Micro Deer Research and Management

Macro vs. Micro Deer Management: Deer Camp Conversation

There's a big difference between deer research and management on a large – macro – level like an entire state, as compared to small, micro levels on individual properties. The two often get mixed up. That's the topic of Part 3 of 3 of a deer camp conversation between DDH contributor...

The Best Forage to Plant in Deer Food Plots

The Best Forage to Plant in Deer Food Plots

What is the best forage to plant in deer food plots? Since every property has different conditions and a whitetail's needs change throughout the year, it's not an easy answer. But, it is certainly possible to meet those needs to create the best food plot for deer hunting that you can....