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Managing Deer Damage in Maryland (EB-354)

The white-tailed deer is of great economic and aesthetic importance to Maryland citizens. But an overpopulation of deer can result in negative consequences, such as damaged crops, landscapes, and forests, and safety concerns due to deer vehicle collisions and Lyme disease. State, local and private...

Resistance of Ornamentals to Deer Damage (FS-655)

Damage to ornamental plants by white-tailed deer continues to increase. The increase is attributed to rising deer populations, human populations shifting to rural and suburban homesites, loss of deer habitat, and landowner decisisons to prevent deer hunting. This fact sheet provides landowners with...

Using Commercial Deer Repellents to Manage Deer Browsing in the Landscape (FS-810)

Damage to ornamental plants by white-tailed deer has increased dramatically over recent years. Deer damage to home landscapes and gardens is the number one complaint in suburban areas. An integrated approach to deer damage management can often be the most optimal way to deal with the problem. Using...
With the pressure on to prepare the perfect Thanksgiving meal, simple food safety measures often get left on the backburner. However, serving up a side dish of prevention could go a long way toward...

Baltimore County Master Gardeners Benefit PLANT SALE

Saturday, May. 11, 2013 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Baltimore County Agriculture Center
Shade & Sun Perennials, Natives, Deer Resistant Plants, Herbs & Vegetables. Lots of Heirloom Tomatoes! Bigger than ever! In Partnership with Baltimore County Big Tree Sale! Cash or check only!

Use of Baited Polywire/Polytape Fencing to Protect Forest Plantations

Deer browsing in snow
The use of baited polywire/polytape (BPP) fencing to protect field and row crops, home gardens, orchards, forest plantations, and other small acreage areas up to three acres and sometimes larger has been demonstrated by a number of studies and professional publications. There is relatively little...

Using Commercial Deer Repellents to Manage Deer Browsing in the Landscape

Damage to ornamental plants by white-tailed deer has increased dramatically over recent years. Deer damage to home landscapes and gardens is the number one complaint in suburban areas. An integrated approach to deer damage management can often be the most optimal way to deal with the problem. Using...

Use of Dogs Contained within Off-Limits Crop Protection System for Reducing Deer Damage to Orchards and Horticultural Crops

Extension Research Note RNS2: Use of Dogs Contained within Off-Limits Crop Protection System for Reducing Deer Damage to Orchards and Horticultural Crops
Deer damage to apple trees in commercial orchards is a major problem for growers in Maryland and surrounding states. The use of dogs contained within "Off-Limits Crop Protection Systems" has been shown to be an effective way to reduce deer damage in orchards in New York State. To test this system...

Resistance of Ornamentals to Deer Damage

Damage to ornamental plants by white-tailed deer continues to increase. The increase is attributed to rising deer populations, human populations shifting to rural and suburban homesites, loss of deer habitat, and landowner decisisons to prevent deer hunting. This fact sheet provides landowners with...
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