You say 'deer bait'; I say 'green manure' November 21, 2011 Minnesota

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You say 'deer bait'; I say 'green manure' November 21, 2011 Minnesota, Pioneer Press, Dave Orrick 

...The court reversed the deer baiting conviction of a Hibbing farmer whose family had been cited at least twice by the state Department of Natural Resources for baiting deer with piles of pumpkins... The pumpkins, left on a field within shooting range of deer stands, were "green manure" ... part of an ecologically responsible crop rotation, the farmer-hunter and his attorney successfully argued.... The court decision declares a portion of Minnesota law that deals with illegal baiting "ambiguous" ...


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