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Alsheimer: Don’t Forget Natural Deer Foods

By Charles J. Alsheimer The role of natural habitat is often overlooked by hunters. It shouldn’t be. Throughout the summer months whitetails consume 6 to 10 pounds of leaves each day from preferred browse species, forbs and agricultural offerings.  In some areas of the whitetail’s range its diet can be made up of over 500...

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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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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...

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Deer Talk Now: Food Plots and the Drought

Questions about food plots, habitat, fertilizer and more are among the most-asked by hunters every year, and Steve Scott of the Whitetail Institute of North America addresses some of those concerns on this episode of Deer Talk Now. Topics include soil testing, fertilizer, which plants may be most beneficial and more. Scott was emphatic...

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Mineral Sites for Deer: Instant Attraction

by Daniel E. Schmidt Talk about instant success! These photos are just two of more than 700 that Deer & Deer Hunting contributor Cory Johnson capture with his Cuddeback Attack camera over the past two weeks. Cory is a big-time whitetail fanatic, and he grows some dandy bucks. The secret to his success with...