Decline in agriculture means dwindling deer population June 10, 2012 Maine

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Decline in agriculture means dwindling deer population June 10, 2012 Maine, Lewiston Sun Journal
Whenever wildlife biologists and sportsmen gather to discuss the causes of Maine's declining deer numbers ... habitat trumps both predation and severe winters.... In Maine, without a doubt, our declining deer numbers are statistically connected to our disappearing farms and decline of agriculture in general. ... Maryland ...It's expansive agricultural lands, coupled with an early greenup and prolonged growing season, add up to prime deer habitat ...

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