Tag Archive: Plots

Wildlife Food Plots for North Florida

Big Buck on the Move – Photo Credit Shep Eubanks, UF/IFAS About this time each year the minds of sportsman and wildlife aficionados turn towards the planting of wildlife food plots for use by wildlife  in fall, winter , and early spring.  There are many factors to consider when planting a fall food plot if …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/22/wildlife-food-plots-for-north-florida/

Wildlife Food Plots – Considerations for Success and Workshop on 10/8

As summer browse dwindles the habitat improvement associate with wildlife food plots becomes even more evident.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin Improving habitat can benefit the quantity and quality of wildlife on a piece of property. One common method for improving habitat is the establishment of food plots. Food plots are simply areas that are managed for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/01/wildlife-food-plots-considerations-for-success-and-workshop-on-108/

Landscaping for Wildlife with Food Plots

Cool Season Wildlife Food Plot. Photo by Jennifer Bearden, UF / IFAS Many of us enhance our home landscaping with bird feeders, bird houses, bird baths and other items so that we can attract wildlife. To accomplish the same thing, many rural landowners plant wildlife food plots. While large landowners often plant several acres, food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/29/landscaping-for-wildlife-with-food-plots/

Underperforming Food Plots? Three Possible Reasons Why

Deer grazing test forage test plots at the NFREC in Quincy. Quality food plots take effort and planning. Deer hunting season has begun in Northwest Florida. As hunters venture into the woods and sit for hours on end they have plenty – sometimes too much – time to contemplate what they could have done, or …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/12/underperforming-food-plots-three-possible-reasons-why/

Underperforming Food Plots? 3 Possible Reasons Why

Deer grazing test plots at the NFREC in Quincy. Quality food plots take effort and planning. Deer hunting season has begun in Northwest Florida. As hunters venture into the woods and sit for hours on end they have plenty – sometimes too much – time to contemplate what they could have done or should do …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/12/05/underperforming-food-plots-3-possible-reasons-why/

Cool Season Wildlife Food Plots

Exclusion cages help us determine how much forage is being produced and consumed. (photo by Jennifer Bearden) It’s time to start planning your cool season wildlife food plots. Cool season food plots do a great job attracting deer and other wildlife to your property as well as providing a little nutrition. The first step is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/cool-season-wildlife-food-plots/

Food Plots Can Benefit Deer and Hunter

Deer feeding in test plots at the NFREC in Quincy. Visit your local UF/IFAS Extension office to get soil testing supplies and information. The shortening days and cooling temperatures serve as a reminder to many area sportsmen that deer hunting season is just around the corner. As the season draws near many hunters will be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/05/food-plots-can-benefit-deer-and-hunter/

White Mold Confirmed in Santa Rosa Peanut Plots

Tan, mustard seed sized, white mold sclerotia are visible in peanuts in Santa Rosa County There are confirmed hits of white mold in the Extension Peanut Fungicide trial here in Santa Rosa County, up to 3 hits per 25 foot of row. White mold is one of those diseases that can be field diagnosed with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/19/white-mold-confirmed-in-santa-rosa-peanut-plots/