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Extension: Supplemental wildlife feed can harm animals

March 31, 2014

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Offering feed to wildlife is a trend gaining traction in newspaper outdoor columns, outdoor magazines, catalogs, ads and campfire discussions, but the practice can be harmful to wildlife. Manufacturers of such feeds encourage landowners and managers to offer supplemental feeding for a variety of game wildlife species. Simply stated, supplemental feeding is the practice of […]

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Got dumplings? Squirrel season to start earlier for some hunters

March 24, 2014

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Squirrel hunters in south and central Mississippi won’t have to wait quite as long this year before they hit the woods. A new state law sets Oct. 1 as the starting date for squirrel season statewide, starting this year. It will last five months. The Clarion-Ledger reports that a new spring season will begin in […]

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Hunters can expect to see bigger bucks as gun season opens

November 22, 2013

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This could be the Year of the Trophy Buck in Mississippi. Mississippi’s white-tailed deer hunting season with guns opens Saturday and runs through Dec. 1. Hunting with dogs is allowed during this season. According to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, the state’s whitetail deer herd is smaller than it was last year […]

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Confused on food plot management for deer? There’s an app for that

October 23, 2013

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Good deer hunters don’t always make for good farmers. Many find themselves needing guidance on the ins and outs of food plot management. Now, Mississippi State University Deer Lab is offering an app for that. Bronson Strickland, a wildlife management specialist with the MSU Extension Service, said he wanted to give people easy access to […]

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