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DeerGro: Feed Your Food Plots

by Mike Carney 0

As land managers, we’re all looking to maximize our available time in the field for optimal productivity and results. Years… more »


What You Need to Know About Tick-Borne Illness

by David Hart 0

To most of us, ticks are just a necessary distraction from the things we love so much. We flick them… more »


10 Great Ways to Prepare for Deer Season in the Summer

by Brad Fitzpatrick 0

The warm summer months are a lazy time for deer. Food is usually plentiful, and the rut is far from… more »


5 Warm-Season Improvements for Fall Success

by Mark Kayser 0

Put the umbrella drink down. You’ll still need the sunscreen, but the personal watercraft will have to sit idle for… more »


Sanctuaries: The Key to Big Bucks

by Don Higgins 0

Every good management plan should include a designated “safe haven” on the property you own or lease. Without it, mature bucks will not stay on your land.


Are You Managing for Cattle or Deer?

by Dr. James C. Kroll 0

Dr. Deer’s Whitetail World: Dr. James C. Kroll examines new principles of deer management.


Do Your Deer Have Adequate Browse?

by Dr. James C. Kroll 0

There are many reasons for the whitetail’s amazing success as a species. One of them is its ability to adapt… more »


Building Whitetail Utopia – Part 1

by Steve Bartylla 0

The client I was talking to in Mississippi was excited, to say the least. You could feel him beaming with… more »


Building Whitetail Utopia – Part 2

by Steve Bartylla 0

In Building Whitetail Utopia – Part 1, we covered some important foundational topics for habitat improvement and deer management. We… more »

If you want to maximize the potential of your deer herd, it's critical to mind the nutritional requirements of all of the deer inhabiting your land, not just the mature bucks. Photo courtesy of Linda Freshwaters Arndt/

Whitetail Nutrition Calendar

by Matt Haun 2

Whitetails can be picky eaters when given the opportunity. Their nutritional needs vary greatly by sex, age and time of year. The sooner you pinpoint what their needs are and when, the better your herd — and your hunting — will be.

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