Bluff- sharp drop like cliff
Knoll- small hill
Ridge- long elevated hill, almost like fingers from a mountain or hill
Knob- Same as Knoll
Gully- deep valley or hollow with steep hills
flat- wide or long flat area on hill side or mountain top
bottoms- wide or long flat area where the ridges "run out" or flaten off
As long as we're discussing terrain terminology, could someone clarify the term CRP field. I know it has something to do with crop rotation, but is it a weed field left unplanted that particular year, or simply a crop field that may have beans one year, corn the next, etc....?
In the sense you are referring to where a field is planted one year and not the next or one crop then another. Framers do the to reduce the "Drain and Strain" on the fields. If they were to plant the same crop year after year their production would eventually slow and then halt, because certain crops use different nutrients to crow. After a few years would deplete those nutrients needed. Therefore by rotating crops they can achieve a greater length of time before the fields must be serviced.
A perk of majoring in wildlife biology in college is the plethora of hunting knowledge that you collect throughout your course load. One of the most important factors in whether an area can hold large quantities of animals or produce large antlers is forage.
Most universities, state schools and even community colleges offer basic botany courses and plant ID courses. Although it might not be feasable for the average middle age hunter to pay tuition and go back to college to learn hunting...