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Effective habitat improvement begins with evaluating your land for wildlife potential. Find out how to develop a management plan to bolster wildlife on your property.
The careful use of prescribed fire can actually improve your Missouri woods and wildlife habitat, as well as protect life and property.
Without disturbance, both warm-season and cool-season grassland fields often become dominated by dense sod or a single species of grass (monotype).
Nearly all animals need cover so they can escape from predators, rest in safety, nest, and raise their young.
Food plots will supplement natural forage, serving as a reserve for wildlife when other food supplies run short.
Many areas in Missouri could be developed into productive wetlands with little expense. In fact, many wetland areas need only be identified, preserved, and protected.
Improve your Missouri farm's wildlife habitat by disking strips through a field during fall or spring.
For optimal livestock gains, plant 20–30 percent of grazing land to native warm-season grasses.
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