During the long, hot days of summer, interest in deer management often takes a back seat to fishing, boating, vacations, etc. However, people interested in deer need to keep in mind that deer management is a year-round process.
Quality of Native Plant Forage Species Important to White-tailed Deer and Goats in South Central Oklahoma
Deer or goat production can be viable enterprises for many landowners. In many areas, native forb and woody plant communities are capable of meeting the nutritional requirements of deer and goat....
Which bucks are successfully breeding has significant impact on deer management in general and buck harvest strategies in particular.
If you are not satisfied with the size of bucks on your property, and your hunters are harvesting more than one buck per 300 acres of deer habitat annually, you need to impose some method of limiting buck harvest.
In last year's August and December issues of Ag News and Views, I addressed some of the assumptions associated with infrared-triggered camera surveys. With another year of data collection under our belt, I thought I would update you on the findings.
The Walnut Bayou Deer Management Association has been making huge strides toward meeting its deer management goals.
A Noble Research Institute study has called into question the established techniques for placing adult deer into specific age categories.
In this continuation of a series on infrared-triggered camera surveys, Gee examines the computation of herd composition and population estimates.
Increased doe harvest is a goal shared by many deer managers - use these methods to reach that goal.
Quality deer habitat includes a mixture of trees, shrubs, vines, forbs, grasses and other plants such as fungi and sedges. Certain plants within each of these categories benefit deer more than others.