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Texas: Multi-County Wildlife Management Field Day, Sonora, Oct. 26

Texas: Multi-County Wildlife Management Field Day, Sonora, Oct. 26

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 11, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a multi-county Wildlife Management Field Day beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station at Sonora. The station is located on Texas Highway 55 between

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Mississippi: Wild Hog Presence Threatens Wildlife

Mississippi: Wild Hog Presence Threatens Wildlife

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 29, 2017

The number of wild hogs living in an area determines the severity of their impact on wildlife, as these invasive creatures eat any source of nutrition they can find. Bronson Strickland, Mississippi State University Extension Service wildlife biologist and wildlife

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Mississippi: Increased Wild Hog Population May Spread Disease to Deer, Other Wildlife

Mississippi: Increased Wild Hog Population May Spread Disease to Deer, Other Wildlife

👤By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU Extension Service 🕔Sep 22, 2017

Wild hogs cost Mississippians millions of dollars each year, but landowners stand to lose more than money if the nuisance animals’ range and population continue to grow. Left unchecked, wild hogs have the potential to steal property owners’ investments and

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Mississippi: Wild Pigs Increase Range, Threaten Native Wildlife

Mississippi: Wild Pigs Increase Range, Threaten Native Wildlife

👤 By Susan Collins-Smith, MSU AgCommunications 🕔Jul 19, 2017

Wild pigs have roamed parts of the Southeast since Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto introduced them as food for early settlers in the 16th century. But during the last two decades, Mississippi has experienced a rapid uptick in the spread

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Louisiana:  Field Day Features Wildlife Management Info

Louisiana: Field Day Features Wildlife Management Info

👤By Olivia McClure, LSU AgCenter 🕔May 3, 2017

Attendees of a recent field day at the LSU AgCenter Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station heard presentations and saw demonstrations on wildlife management. The event, held on April 29, was hosted by the AgCenter, the Quality Deer Management Association and

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Mississippi Wildlife: Hunters Consider Factors Impacting Deer Sightings

Mississippi Wildlife: Hunters Consider Factors Impacting Deer Sightings

👤By Bill Hamrick and Chad Dacus, Mississippi State University 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Some hunters complain about a lack of deer every year, but the concerns this season seem to be more widespread. Since early January, radio programs, newspapers and online forums have featured much discussion about hunters statewide seeing and harvesting fewer

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Texas Livestock: Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference, Kerrville, April 20-21

Texas Livestock: Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference, Kerrville, April 20-21

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 8, 2017

The fourth annual Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is scheduled for April 20-21 at the Y.O. Ranch Hotel in Kerrville. “This conference provides a comprehensive update on many aspects of ranch management

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Mississippi Turkey Hunting: The Right Habitat Impacts Populations

Mississippi Turkey Hunting: The Right Habitat Impacts Populations

👤By Bill Hamrick, MSU Extension Service 🕔Feb 6, 2017

With deer season over, many outdoor enthusiasts are looking forward to the next hunting opportunity: turkey season. Most hunters know about planting food plots to add nutrition for deer on their property, but they may not fully understand the habitat

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Deer Tracking Begins Before You Leave the Stand

Deer Tracking Begins Before You Leave the Stand

👤By Cliff Covington, MSU Extension Service 🕔Dec 9, 2016

Woodsmanship and stewardship are two characteristics of all successful deer hunters as they track down injured deer. The initial impulse most hunters have after taking a shot is to bail out of the stand and immediately look for their target.

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Texas Field Reports: Soybean Yields Likely to Hit or Miss in Remaining Fields

Texas Field Reports: Soybean Yields Likely to Hit or Miss in Remaining Fields

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 25, 2016

Soybean producers had a hit-or-miss growing season this year as the timing of arid conditions and rain factored heavily into yields, according to Texas A&M AgriLife experts. Dr. Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grains and oilseed specialist,

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