Land Management

How Many Acres / Where to Plant

How Many Acres / Where to Plant

By Kent Kammermeyer

Both deer and wild turkeys will definitely benefit from high quality agronomic food plots on a minimum of 5 to 10 percent of your property in a heavily forested area wherever this is feasible. This means 2-4 plots averaging 2 acres each per square mile (640 acres). However, this large number may be unrealistic for many land managers because of the ...

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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 converted to pasture, hay field or pines? Do you have lots of planted or natural pines? Do you have lots of hardwo...

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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


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


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.... 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


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