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Deer are unpredictable so be ready for them
A couple of years ago my son’s friend hit a deer. Fortunately, Lucas wasn’t hurt, but the front end of his car wasn’t so lucky. As deer move between their bedding and feeding...
If you want a food plot for deer, offer them forage soybeans
I see deer out in the soybean fields all the time. They love to eat young soybean plants, and farmers hate that. But if you are planting a food plot for deer, you can't go wrong with forage...
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Prevent a tree stand accident this hunting season with these safety tips.
Antler production involves nutrition of the animals, their age, and genetics
A majestic buck is truly a beautiful sight to see. Steve Demarais is a wildlife biologist at Mississippi State University. He says whitetail deer max out on antler growth when they're 5- to 6-...
Give birds and other wild things a drink
I have a birdbath that I keep filled with water year-round. I’m rewarded with all kinds of birds coming to my back yard. Even squirrels enjoy a drink. Larger wildlife, such as deer, would also...
Protect your trees and landscape plants from becoming a deer buffet
When winter makes it hard to find food, deer will zero in on your trees and landscaping. They’re creatures of habit so they’ll come back again and again, and may even bring their friends...
Summer heat and drought are prime conditions for midge flies to make the deer sick
A tiny midge fly is biting deer and infecting the animals with a virus that causes hemorrhagic disease. Emily Flinn is a resource scientist with the Missouri Department of Conservation. She says...
Planting a food plot for wildlife is a lot easier with the right equipment.
Radio interview source: Gary Wallander, Senior Product Support Coordinator, Brillion Farm Equipment Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Maintaining a healthy wildlife population includes...
A neighboring farmer reported $1,000 worth of tire damage to his combine last week when he ran over a huge rack from a dead buck while harvesting corn. Other farmers are finding bones and carcasses...