MOre Quail

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Blackberry Cobbler, Bobwhites and Fire

May 07, 2010

Blackberries are in full bloom in mid-Missouri, and my mouth is watering for some blackberry cobbler!

Quail Nesting Begins

Apr 26, 2010

I heard my first male bobwhite calling this weekend between the rain showers in Osage County!

Plant Deer-Proof Food Plots

Apr 20, 2010

Habitat is the Key! Food plots are an important quail habitat management tool.

Is Anyone Seeing Quail This Spring?

Apr 07, 2010

Habitat is the Key! With a tough winter behind us and wet spring after wet spring it makes you wonder how the quail did.

Whack Bush Honeysuckle Now!

Apr 01, 2010

When I moved from Northwest Missouri to the Ozark Border Region of central Missouri in 2004, I had no idea of the battle I would encounter with invasive species on my new farm.

Moving On

Mar 01, 2010

I knew the day would come, but I didn't think it would come so soon.

Quail Habitat: Putting the Numbers in Perspective

Feb 25, 2010

In my work as a private land conservationist, I frequently work with landowners interested in managing their property for quail.

Winter Prescribed Burns and Strategy

Feb 09, 2010

A while back, I helped a friend with a winter prescribed burn at his farm in central Missouri.

Nit-Picking Habitat Management: Working with What's There

Jan 27, 2010

Grass is grass to quail. They don't know the difference between bermuda, brome, bahia or broomsedge. Quail do know good habitat.

The Lost Covey

Jan 14, 2010

In August, we "stocked" our Johnny House with 15 adult quail. We had the right permits from the Missouri Department of Conservation, plenty of food and water, and a nice clean home.