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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The Truth About Durana White Clover

The Truth About Durana White Clover

By Kent Kammermeyer

Do you remember the nursery rhyme "Jack and the Beanstalk?" I haven't read the story in about 50 years, but the best I can do dredging up details from memory, it went like this.  (Please remember that folks like me over 55 years old are known to suffer frequent serious memory loss). Once upon a time, a young deer hunter named Jack traded his ...

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Recent Land Management Articles

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... READ MORE


Win The Food Plot Weed Wars
Win The Food Plot Weed Wars

By Kent Kammermeyer

Well, you thought you did everything right. Let's see, got that soil test, applied recommended lime and fertilizer, plowed vigorously and prepared a smooth seedbed, inoculated the legumes, carefully broadcast your seed, covered lightly and ... READ MORE


Anchor Food Plots With Clovers
Anchor Food Plots With Clovers

By Kent Kammermeyer

Four-wheeler, treestands, camouflage, scents and rifles are all really important tools to help us harvest bucks. However, one of the most important deer management tools is often ignored, downplayed or totally left off the serious hunter's ... 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


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