K-State Research and Extension News
August 14, 2012
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Quality Deer Management School Planned

PRATT, Kan. -- Deer hunters, land managers, and wildlife enthusiasts will have the chance to learn from Kansas’ leading researchers and progressive habitat managers on Saturday, Aug. 25.

The meeting will cover many aspects of deer management including doe and buck harvest, food plots, habitat management, survey techniques for population, antler growth and age structure.

“Our hope is that you use these techniques to improve the health of your wildlife, habitat, and have a better hunting experience,” said Cody Barilla, agricultural and natural resources agent with K-State Research and Extension in Reno County.  

The quality deer management school will be held on the Pratt County Fairgrounds at 81 Lake Rd. in Pratt Kan. The meeting will start at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. with a free lunch sponsored by American AgCredit, Hayden Outdoors and Star Seed. 

To register for the event, call 620-662-2371 or email Barilla at cbarilla@ksu.edu.


K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Elaine Edwards
K-State Research & Extension News

Cody Barilla – 620-662-2371 or cbarilla@ksu.edu