In order to create a deer bedding habitat we follow a standard procedure of choose an area, spray, thin fence, plant and maintain. This unit is about 27 acres with a ridgetop on the South side, a steep bank and creek to the East and thick pine regeneration on the North and West sides. The
One of the big stumbling blocks for landowners considering wildlife habitat enhancement projects is the cost. Quality land improvements cost money, sometimes a lot of it. I have often had landowners ask me to “rehab” a pasture or install a food plot only to change their minds when they see the cost estimate.
Equipment and Tactics for Food Plot Site Preparation on Mountain Ground Here in Pennsylvania, I am often presented with the challenge of installing food plots on rough mountain ground with poor soil. Our soils are mostly derived of limestone in the valleys, while shale and sandstone dominate the hills. Limestone soils are very