Content tagged "deer"

How can I keep deer from eating my shrubs over the winter?

Gardens & Landscapes Wildlife Damage Management Updated: September 24, 2013

Repellents may be another option depending on the amount of deer and food in your area. If the deer density is low and there is plenty of alternative food...

Wildlife Problems of Apple Trees and Fruit

Apples Updated: November 30, 2012


I live in Texas, in a neighborhood with lots of deer. What can I plant that the deer won't eat?

Updated: March 08, 2012

Listed below are several species deer do not prefer. Remember... "deer resistant" does not equal "deer proof." Perennials Annuals: Blanketflower, Indian...

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), one of the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, is a fatal disease of the central nervous system of wild and captive...

Deer Damage on Apple Trees

Apples Updated: August 29, 2011

White-tailed deer in the eastern United States are one of the leading causes of damage to crops, including many perennial crops such as apples (figs. 1, 2)....

Corn Damage ID

Updated: April 30, 2008

- Entire plants may be pulled from the ground, especially in loose or moist soils. - The plant characteristics at the point of damage will usually have a...

Soybean Damage ID

Updated: April 30, 2008

Most damage to soybeans by white-tailed deer occurs as light to moderate browsing spread out over large portions of the field. However, in rare cases where...

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