Deer Habitat: It’s a Good Time to Plant Trees for Forage

🕔Feb 9, 2018Deer season is over, and prescribed fire, timber management, planting food plots and other habitat improvements come later in the year, but one activity that’s perfect for February and early […]

Deer: Researchers Sorting Out the Cause of Chronic Wasting Disease

🕔Feb 8, 2018Deer infected with chronic wasting disease are doomed to a slow and certain death, eventually wasting away as they lose the ability to eat and drink. There is no cure […]

Wild Hogs: You Can’t be Too Careful When Processing, Cooking

🕔Feb 6, 2018With a proliferation of feral hogs in Texas, control measures such as trapping and hunting can yield the rewards of good table fare. However, feral hogs can carry  parasites, such […]

Mississippi: 3 Ag Producer Advisory Meetings Scheduled for Feb.

🕔Feb 2, 2018The 2018 annual agricultural producer advisory meetings kick off in February as Mississippi State University Extension Service personnel report on current projects and listen to producer needs. Three producer advisory […]

Texas: Quailmasters Final Run – ‘When Quail Freezes Over’, 4 Sessions in 2018

🕔Jan 29, 2018QuailMasters 2018 has opened registration for its final run, it’s founder said. The series, co-sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Wildlife Association, starts in April. The […]

Texas: Reversing the Quail Decline

🕔Jan 19, 2018One of the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute’s most popular “spokespersons” for quail appreciation and conservation isn’t a person at all, but a sociable 6-inch-tall northern bobwhite named Kirby. “We have […]

Georgia Wildlife: Whitetail Deer Nutrition Essential to Animals’ Size, Survival

🕔Jan 10, 2018Whitetail deer are probably the most economically important large game animal in the U.S. Due to population growth, the amount of suitable habitat has decreased and managing the species has […]

Mississippi: Hunters Should Prepare for Wild Hog Encounters

🕔Nov 22, 2017Hunting season preparation is done to increase our odds of harvesting some of the special and iconic native species that we are fortunate to have in Mississippi, whether we’re targeting […]

Oklahoma: Deer Hunting and Breeding Season Mean Danger on the Road

🕔Nov 20, 2017A big change is happening across Oklahoma. Female white-tailed deer (does) are coming into estrous for the first time of the season and males (bucks) are in overdrive trying to […]

Texas: Deer and Game Bird Hunters Concerned Over Fumonisin-Tainted Corn

🕔Oct 27, 2017Concerns over corn tainted with Fusarium fungi, which can produce Fumonisin, continue to flow into Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists’ offices, but with the main deer hunting season only […]

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