Sunflowers Grown for Dove Hunting - UA Div of Agriculture

Most sunflower producers in the Mid-South are marketing seed locally as birdseed or growing sunflowers for dove hunting.

Sunflowers grown for dove hunting can be a recreational and profitable undertaking when fields are leased for guided dove hunting ventures.

Proper planning and the use of good practices will enhance sunflower production.

Key considerations for growing sunflowers for dove hunting include variety selection, planting date and weed control.