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Hunting Land for Sale in Maine, South Carolina, Iowa, Oregon and New Mexico

Realtree United Country Hunting Properties is pleased to provide a resource to hunters seeking recreational land of their own. This is the latest installment of our property spotlight. Check out the showcasing of properties below. Go to RealtreeUC.com to see all available listings.


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10 Best Food Plot Planting Tips

Raising. Growing. Cultivating. All hard tasks. Just ask mothers, fathers and alfalfa farmers. Or, check with a food plot planter. They know it, too. You’d think it simple to get a green shoot to appear, thrive and grow tall. But it isn’t. And therefore, it’s good to follow best practices...


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5 Reasons Wildlife Benefits from Timber Harvests

Just purchased a new hunting property through Realtree United Country ? Trying to help someone else make big decisions on their hunting land? Selective timber harvest is a very important part of the habitat management puzzle. Here are reasons wildlife benefits from timber harvests.


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Traditional Treestands: The Lost Art of Wooden Ladder Stands

My arms grew weary with each swing of the axe. Dad told me he’d finish the job. But I was too stubborn. My toothpick kid arms produced little momentum, but repetition and precision eventually achieved the goal. The thigh-sized cedar toppled to the ground. I felled that tree. We proceeded...


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Good Food Sources for Deer on Pine Plantations

Food is king in the world of deer hunting . And good habitat is a must. Healthy deer populations rely on it. Follow the words and advice listed here to increase the deer density where you hunt, or to maintain an already well-balanced herd.


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6 Soil Types Every Food Plotter Should Know

Soil. It’s where life begins and ends. Somewhat unsettling to think about? Perhaps. But not from a food plot planting standpoint. Soil is of the utmost importance for those who plant food plots for wildlife. If you don’t know soil, you don’t know food plots. To plant a good food...


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The Top 5 Hunting Land Management Articles of 2018

Land management. It's important and necessary for wildlife populations to thrive. Here at Realtree.com, we live for that. Conservation is everything. And if there's something that can be done to benefit the animals we love, we'll do it. We talk the talk, but we also walk the walk. Here are...


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Native Shrubs That Hold Deer on Your Property


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12 Tips for Planting Oak Trees from Those You Already Hunt Over


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10 Food Plot Tips for People Who Like Shortcuts

Food plots aren’t hard. But they aren’t easy, either. And taking shortcuts is undeniably discouraged. Typically, doing so leads to decreased yields, self-induced problems and utterly failed food plots. That said, we know some of you knuckleheads aren’t going to follow the 10 commandments of food plots . Heck, you...


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7 Land Conservation Government Programs to Consider for Your Hunting Property

Hunting land. Maybe you own some. Perhaps you purchased it through Realtree United Country . Maybe you don't own land but you're looking for the right property. Luckily, there are available conservation programs that help wildlife, pay you, or do both. These opportunities are great for wildlife, hunters and landowners...


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13 Reasons You Have Bad Fortune with Food Plots

Ask Michael Scott from “The Office” and he’ll tell you he isn’t superstitious. Instead, he’s just a little ‘stitious. But in the real world, luck isn’t a thing. I think, most times, you create your own luck — good or bad. Knowledge, understanding and preparedness lead to “good luck.” Lack...


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How to Plant a Micro Kill Plot for Deer

Deer are intelligent. But not in the way we often think they are. They aren’t cognitively able to reason through something. They don’t see a broadhead or arrow lying on the ground and think, “Oh, a hunter’s been here.” Instead, they’re purely reactive flight animals. They see, hear or smell...


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6 Food Plots on a Budget

Food plots serve as a big part of what I do each season. They can be used to feed deer. They can be used to kill deer . It all depends on location, orientation and design. But one thing remains constant regardless of the purpose of the plot : You...


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How to Manage Family Farms for Deer Hunting

Work the ground. Fix the tractor. Work some more. Plant the seed. Pray for rain. Hang the stands. Take the shot. Fill the freezer — it’s the story of managing family farms for whitetails.


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The 10 Commandments of Food Plots

I don’t always plant food plots. But when I do, I plant food plots that don’t draw deer. Maybe that's not entirely true. Numerous deer have died at the hands of my food plot handiwork. But it wasn’t always that way. In fact, the first five food plots I planted...


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10 Trees That Will Hold Deer on Your Hunting Property

Mention planting for deer, and most hunters automatically assume you are talking about food plots. There is no doubt that a nice food plot will attract and hold deer in an area. But planting trees and shrubs can also be an excellent way to improve the hunting on your property,...


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How to Plant a Food Plot

I’m a deer hunter . Deer hunting is my greatest priority behind God, family, and friends. And it’s because of that undeniable truth that I plant food plots. I want to do everything in my power to help the whitetails I hunt. And I want to do everything I can...


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10 Food Plot Seed Options for 2017

I haven’t always planted food plots. I hunted whitetails for about 15 years before I ever planted the first food plot. Did I kill deer back then without them? Sure I did. But am I willing to sacrifice the power of food plots now that I’ve experienced their value? Not...


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7 Preparations for Food Plot Planting Season

Food plots are a big part of quality deer management . It’s also a big part of land management . And if you plan to plant food plots this year, there are several things you need to be doing to prepare for planting season. Here are seven of them. Bonus...


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