Late May to mid-July is fawning time in Iowa. Where woodlots or brushy areas aren't available alfalfa fields have become favorite nurseries. Except for hay-harvesting operations, deer find alfalfa fields "safe."
Haugen, Arnold O.
"It's Fawning Time Again,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 16
, Article 7.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol16/iss11/7