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Catfish to Cattails

From the Fall 2009 issue

The long-awaited CRP practice for catfish ponds finally became reality this summer as the interim rule was published in the Federal Register on June 29th. The practice was authorized through the Farmable Wetland Program (FWP) of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

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Grassy Corn for Wintering Ducks

From the Spring 2009 issue

States north of Mississippi like Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska produce mega-tons of corn annually for human and domestic animal consumption. Mississippi too is increasing its production of corn (>$350 million in 2008) on land in the Delta and elsewhere generally where cotton is grown.

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4-H Shooting Sports

From the Spring 2009 issue

Recreational target shooting has always been a part of rural America. Most of us grew up going out with our dads to go shooting. Whether cans in the back yard or rocks in a creek, we have all sent our fair share of .22 bullets down range.

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A Sportsman’s Sportsman

From the Spring 2009 issue

It’s an indisputable fact. There is no limit on the number of outdoor enthusiasts in the state of Mississippi. And thanks to the efforts of Charles Ray Nix, a higher hunting standard has been set for the sake of posterity.

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Girls & Guns

From the Spring 2009 issue

Recreational target shooting is greatly dominated by the male portion of society. This trend has existed since firearms came on the scene. Of course, there are some women who actively participate in hunting and shooting sports but, in my opinion, not enough.

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Aging Deer Before Harvest: Turning a Hunter into a Manager

From the Winter 2008 issue

The most widely practiced approach to deer management promotes a balanced sex ratio with an adequate number of older aged bucks. Commonly referred to as Quality Deer Management (QDM), this approach requires protection of young bucks from harvest.

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