Content tagged with "bobwhite"

Direct Seeding Shrubs

Are you tired of planting bare root shrubs? It can be back-breaking work. More

Drinking From a Firehose

Biologists afield at Tall Timbers Quail Tour in Florida
In Missouri, I feel like we’re already ahead of the curve on quail management both on private lands and public lands–-we like fire for quail, and we know quail need the kind of habitat that well-planned and executed prescribed burns create. But be assured (like Scarlett says, “as God is my witness”) if there is a better, faster, cheaper way to create quail successes, this group will find it. More

Ever Seen a Bird Dog Parade or Strolled Down Bird Dog Alley?

bobwhite quail in snow
If you love dogs, you need to put this event on the calendar! For the first time, Pheasants Forever's National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic will be held Feb. 17-19, 2012, at the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown Kansas City, Mo. More

Fall Covey Headquarters Newsletter Available

Photo of male northern bobwhite
Featuring “My Grandfathers’ Farms” by Bill White; “Targeting Ground Nest Predators,” by Daryl Damron; “Quail Conservation Says Goodbye to Good Friend Les Simon”; and more. More

Farm Pictures

We've all heard the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. More

Favorite Quail Food Plots

A while back, I had a poll on food plots. The survey question asked what's your favorite type of food plot to plant for bobwhites. More

Favorite Shrubby Cover Results

The results are in for the what's your favorite shrubby cover poll. More

Food of the Gods, Cause of the Sneeze

Landowner on tractor pulls disk field to promote ragweed growth
I’m not sure how ragweed attained such a regal genus name. I don’t know anyone who eats it, or even has tried it, but to a quail, the title is certainly well-earned. More

Food Plot Management

The clear whistle of a bobwhite is an alarm clock for some landowners to start work on this year's food plots. More

Good Time to Count Quail

There’s something downright appealing about quail. More