Land Management

New Kid on the Block: Forage Chicory

New Kid on the Block: Forage Chicory

By Kent Kammermeyer

Forage chicory is a broad-leaf perennial herb in the sunflower family that looks similar to common plantain or even dandelion leaves. It can be grown on well-drained or moderately drained soils having medium to high fertility and a pH of 5.5 or greater. Chicory has good seedling vigor and a deep taproot, which makes it quite drought tolerant. Thoug...

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Dolomitic Lime: Your Best Food Plot Friend

Dolomitic Lime: Your Best Food Plot Friend

By Kent Kammermeyer

"Got lime?" This is my first question for the hunter on the phone who wants to know what to plant in his deer food plots. If the answer is "no," then my response to the caller switches to Plan B and we end up talking about lesser deer planting possibilities such as rye, ryegrass, wheat, crimson clover, or birdsfoot trefoil. Not bad plantings for de...

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Recent Land Management Articles

Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots
Guide to Successful Wildlife Food Plots

By Kent Kammermeyer

1. Understanding basic wildlife needs when developing your property will help you get started and lead to much greater success. Making sure you meet the basic needs of wildlife is essential to developing a true wildlife refuge that will mak... READ MORE


Choose Wildlife Seed Wisely!
Choose Wildlife Seed Wisely!

By Kent Kammermeyer

Pennington Seed Company wants its seed customers to be successful, satisfied and informed! They take pride in offering the highest quality seed at competitive prices. For folks planting wildlife food plots, the choices of seed to buy seem a... READ MORE


Patriot White Clover (Trifolium repens)
Patriot White Clover (Trifolium repens)

By Kent Kammermeyer

By now everyone in the deer and turkey worlds has heard of Durana clover and many of them have already planted it. This new Pennington clover is a productive powerhouse clover that is highly competitive in a mixed stand with perennial grass... READ MORE


Do Serious Deer Hunters Need Food Plots?
Do Serious Deer Hunters Need Food Plots?

By Kent Kammermeyer

Here is a quick quiz to see if you need to read this article: Does your hunting property lack row crop agriculture (corn, soybeans, alfalfa) either within the property or around it? Has all previously existing row crop agriculture been conv... READ MORE


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