Land Management

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 list - food plots. Food plots not only facilitate the harvest of deer, but provide highly attractive, highly ... READ MORE

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... 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 5.5 or greater. Chicory has good seedling vigor and a deep taproot, which makes it quite drought tolerant. Thoug... 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 almost endless. Even when deciding on one species, wheat, for example, there are many varieties to choose from ... READ MORE

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 ... 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 square mile (640 acres). However, this large number may be unrealistic for many land managers because of the ... READ MORE

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