As hunting season starts, here’s some tips on managing your food plot

By ALEX DEASON STEP OUTSIDE,

October is finally here and to many that means that weekends will soon be filled with football and hunting. In recent weeks many of you have planned, began prep work, or planted a cool season food plot. Keep in mind that a properly managed area can provide most of the food needed for wildlife during the winter months.

Heavy rains will drive fire ants to the surface

By ALEX DEASON STEP OUTSIDE,

Over the next several days we will receive rains that will waterlog our home lawns and fill all of the available space in the soil with water and little oxygen. Is this good for our turf? Well no, but a plant can temporarily shut down and live. The problem with this flooding is that everything that inhabits the soil gets driven out.