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Don’t Be a Statistic – Take a Hunter Safety Course

Don’t Be a Statistic – Take a Hunter Safety Course

Tony Young Media Relations Coordinator Division of Hunting and Game Management Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission      The National Safety Council reports a 17 percent decrease in accidents involving firearms from 2014 to 2015. This decline in...
Using the Right Game Bird Feed

Using the Right Game Bird Feed

It takes very little land to feed a lot of game birds as long as you’re using the right game bird feed.   As wildlife managers, we do a lot to help attract and grow healthier deer, but what about the birds? I am frequently asked what can be planted for...
Tips for Understanding Soil Sampling

Tips for Understanding Soil Sampling

Soil sampling helps a person better manage land   Fertilizer and lime recommendations can be confusing. All the different numbers and suggestions can really make it difficult to understand what soil and crops need to perform best. Let’s simplify things with a few...
Making a Deer Mineral Site

Making a Deer Mineral Site

The better you know the whitetail’s age-related feeding habits, the more effective it will be for your deer mineral site.   A very simple but favorite management chore of mine in the spring is establishing new mineral sites. The anticipation of what might show up...

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