Deer. To some, they are beautiful animals. To out-of-state sportsmen, Kentucky Whitetails are the stuff of which dreams are made. To farmers here in the Commonwealth, though, they are often a nuisance or worse, gobbling their way through soybean fields at a rapid and alarming rate.
Thousands of acres of soybeans were lost to deer in Kentucky last year alone, and that’s a hard situation for farmers to stomach.