Land Management

Browse Exclosures are Necessary

Browse Exclosures are Necessary

By Kent Kammermeyer

What do you mean, you can't tell what time it is without a clock? How much rain did you get last month? Don't have a rain gauge? How long could you go without a gas gauge in your vehicle? How much deer use is there on your food plots? Get the message? A browse exclosure (also called an exclusion cage) simply excludes grazing and browsing by deer, r...

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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

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


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


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


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


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