NEW HAVEN, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is working with landowners to hold a Deer and Food Plot Management Workshop 6 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at New Haven Farm and Feed. The workshop is free and open to anyone who owns property and wants to improve their land to attract more wildlife.
The workshop is cooperative effort between MDC and the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA). QDMA is a non-profit conservation organization whose mission is to ensure the future of white-tailed deer, wildlife habitat and the heritage of hunting.
The workshop will be taught by experts from both organizations and offer ways for landowners, hunters and wildlife enthusiasts can manage their land to produce healthy deer populations.
Topics covered will include the risks and benefits of food plots, native plants needed for good deer habitat, wildlife diseases like CWD, information on landowner cooperatives and what types of technical and financial assistance are available.
The workshop will include dinner. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited and advanced registration is required. To register, call 573-237-3831.
New Haven Farm and Feed is located at 9659 Highway 100 in New Haven. For more information about ways to improve your property for wildlife, go online to http://mdc.mo.gov/property.