Land Management

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... 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 grasses, weeds or other aggressive plants when managed properly. Patriot white clover is a lesser known but anothe... 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 prayed for rain. Okay, then why are you standing here now and looking at an ugly patch of weeds choking out yo... 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 converted to pasture, hay field or pines? Do you have lots of planted or natural pines? Do you have lots of hardwo... 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 make your property a real showplace. Food, water, shelter and a place to raise young are the basic necessities ne... READ MORE

Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd.

Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd