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

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 t... 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


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


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 conv... READ MORE


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