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Get your glasses on a nice buck

Labor Day arrives this month, with autumn’s cooler weather not far behind, and of course, more serious deer hunting across the Carolinas.

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September 01 at 7:00 am
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Keep it simple food-plot strategy

Food-plot productivity and success is mostly a factor of pure science. Growing a hearty food plot is a product of complex chemical reactions through a laundry list of catalysts required to make the engine roar. While growers can plan everything out down to the number of seeds and the pounds of fertilizer, Mother Nature is still in the driver’s seat.†

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August 05 at 9:00 am
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Donít pass up public hunting

Deer hunting and habitat-management activities can go hand in hand, but not every hunter gets the opportunity to own land or lease land and practice land-manipulation techniques.†

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July 05 at 9:00 am
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Time to figure out food-plot plans

The summer heat often fails to deliver warm, fuzzy feelings about this fall’s deer season. Yet few people get ready for a dream fishing trip to the Seychelles or start buying Christmas presents on Dec. 25, either.†

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June 05 at 9:00 am
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Are warm-season food plots effective?

Spring brings big changes every year, revitalizing nature’s canvas with a sea of green. The forests and fields erupt in tender, new growth, from the tips of the trees down to the forest floor. Native grasses, fresh soft mass and nutritious forbs explode everywhere, providing deer and other wildlife a full buffet of nutritious options to fulfill their daily nutritional requirements.†

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May 05 at 9:00 am
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Donít give weeds any head start

Pests challenge farmers and food-plot developers every time seeds hit the dirt. Weeds, grasses and other competing vegetation are the chief pests that will ruin a food plot’s success.†

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April 05 at 9:00 am
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March: lion or lamb for habitat

March is a pivotal time of the year for wild turkey and deer; the two big-game species on which hunters spend most of their time and dollars. When it’s crunch time for turkey hunters in March, it’s also prime time for deer managers to make waves in food plots in preparation for warm-season plantings. But can something that helps one species counteract objectives for other species?†

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March 01 at 7:00 am
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Hunt the Carolina coyote rut

Over the past 20 years, coyotes have taken a foothold in every county in the Carolinas. From livestock and domestic pet predation to population reductions in native game and non-game species, coyotes are well beyond becoming a nuisance. They are a real problem that needs an immediate solution, and increased hunting pressure may help curb depredation issues. Calling coyotes can be very effective at luring coyotes into range.†

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February 05 at 9:00 am
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