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Dr. Gary Schwarz

Convinced he could use the farming knowledge he learned from his father and the research knowledge he learned in school to grow bigger deer on his property, Gary began to seek out the right forages and develop predictable dryland farming techniques in 1983 on the Tecomate Ranch. By 1989, he had perfected farming methods, discovered lablab and other new subtropical legumes and invented the reversible game-proof fence for food plots, opening the way for revolutionary food plot management for deer even in arid South Texas. The results were spectacular! The unbelievable explosion in deer numbers, size (both antler size and body weights) and reproductive rates had never reported before, leading to the founding of Tecomate Seed Company and The Bucks of Tecomate.

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