Pay Dirt

  • Pay Dirt
    1 season

    Pay Dirt

    1 season

    Host Bill Winke joins Realtree United Country Land Pros to provide tips on getting the most out of your land. Also learn pro secrets on both buying and selling recreational land.

  • Dig Deeper: How to Convert Fallow Ground and Make Money

    Owen Reigler says converting fallow ground can the best way to improve the ROI on your farm. But there are things to know, like how tough it'll be to clear it, and whether the soil is suitable for planting. Here, Reigler explains the general steps that he's used to be successful.

  • Pay Dirt: Make Your Land Pay for Itself with Crops

    Crop fields produce income and will usually attract more wildlife than fallow fields full of low-value grass. Owen Reigler discusses converting fields to productive ground for corn and soybeans

  • Dig Deeper: Saving Food Plots with Portable Irrigation

    During a drought year like this one, planting much of anything can be risky, but the success of a hunting season—and the value of a property—can at the same time hinge on quality food plots. Roger Culpepper shows how he uses portable irrigation to save food plots on Realtree Farms.

  • How to Select a Killer Food Plot Location

    Roger Culpepper has a favorite food plot, called the 185 Field, on Realtree Farms. What makes it so good? It's fertile for one. But it's also secluded, and Culpepper says deer just feel comfortable using it during daylight. And the layout, particularly the topography, is such that you can scout i...

  • Dig Deeper: Planting Oaks from Acorns

    Bill Winke discusses how to create an oak forest from acorns by taking a look back at a project from 2007.

  • 3 Ways to Establish Oak Trees

    You bought every acre and every acre should produce value. This week, we discuss three methods for establishing oak trees on marginal acres within your property.

  • Dig Deeper: Need To Get Rid of Sweetgum Trees? Watch This.

    Sweet Gum trees are one of the most evasive and hard to kill trees, Realtree Farm Manager Roger Culpepper has figured out the best way to control this tree.

  • Poor Man's Food Plots, Plus Benefits of Auctions for Land Sales

    With just a backpack sprayer and a hand seeder, you can plant a food plot in a hard-to-reach area without breaking ground. Roger Culpepper explains how.

  • Dig Deeper: Trapping Hogs with Remote Control Traps

    Hogs aren't native, and having them on your property will cause your deer, turkeys, small game, browse and mast to suffer. Plus, they'll dig up your food plots. Who wants that? The best way to control hogs is by trapping entire sounders at once, and for that, nothing is more effective than a larg...

  • Wild Hogs - Managing Your Land

    Wild Hogs can ruin your land and make hunting miserable. We've got a few tried and true techniques for using modern-day technology to trap and take care of that pesky hog problem!

  • Dig Deeper: How To Make Honey

    Skeeter Cotton demonstrates the fascinating process that takes pure unfiltered honey and turns it into liquid gold. With a minimal investment of time and money, you can help the environment and see some extra sweet payoff!

  • Will Honey Bees Improve Food Plots?

    Realtree Farm Manager Roger Culpepper discusses the benefits of using honey bees to pollinate food plots. Roger also tries not to get stung while working with bees for the first time.

  • Dig Deeper: Grafting Apple Trees

    Dig Deeper into Apple Trees with Iowa State's Jesse Randall. Learn how to graft your own apple trees using a really simple technique.

  • Apple Trees for Wildlife - Will They Attract Deer?

    Bill Winke is looking at the benefits of planting apple trees for your deer population.