Land management isn't just for deer hunters. Manage your property with this vegetation in mind, and you'll hold more turkeys year-around
Whitetail deer are the most popular game animal in the country. So popular, in fact, that there's an entire industry built around land management for whitetails. From specialized farming equipment, to seed companies, to tree nurseries, if it benefits deer, someone will sell it to you.
The next most popular game animal in the U.S.? The wild turkey. While land management to benefit wild turkeys isn't to the scale of deer yet, it is picking up steam. What can you do to improve your property for turkeys? Try these tips.
Wild turkeys need three things to thrive: Safe roosting areas, year-round food sources, and nesting cover thick enough to protect eggs and young poults. You can provide all three on your property through the addition or management of certain trees, plants, and crops, and the following 10 are some of the best.