This year’s University of Missouri bobwhite quail and native plant field day expands to include a Missouri Bobwhite Quail Summit, June 16 at MU’s Bradford Research and Extension Center near Columbia. Both events will be free.
The northern bobwhite quail, a once-abundant upland game bird, has suffered a steep population decline in Missouri and across its range during the past few decades, partly due to modern farming practices that have erased prime quail habitat. In recent years, MU Bradford Farm has served as a laboratory for implementing practices that integrate habitat management for bobwhites into modern farm operations.
Read more in the High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal HERE.