University of Maryland Extension

Wildlife Management: Planting Crops for Wildlife

Author: 
Ronald Wade
Sorghum crop

Establishing habitat for wildlife can be an exciting and rewarding experience. It can also help to conserve your soil and protect water quality of local rivers and streams. This fact sheet will explain how to match the area you wish to develop and the wildlife you wish to attract with the appropriate crops, and explains the factors you should consider before planting any crops for wildlife.

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