Tag Archive: crop damage (7)

Getting the Flock Out! Bird Mitigation Innovations in Agriculture

July 27, 2021
Starlings are voracious, consuming the most nutritious parts of livestock feed. After the feast, they perch in the rafters above the cows and their bacteria filled droppings rain down into food, water, and animal pens. For as long as humans have tended crops and raised livestock, birds have taken advantage... Read More

Getting the Flock Out: Bird Management Innovations in Agriculture

July 27, 2021
Starlings are voracious, consuming the most nutritious parts of livestock feed. After the feast, they perch in the rafters above the cows and their bacteria filled droppings rain down into food, water, and animal pens. For as long as humans have tended crops and raised livestock, birds have taken advantage... Read More

Bird Alleviation Innovations in Agriculture: How to Get the Flock Out

July 27, 2021
Starlings are voracious, consuming the most nutritious parts of livestock feed. After the feast, they perch in the rafters above the cows and their bacteria filled droppings rain down into food, water, and animal pens. For as long as humans have tended crops and raised livestock, birds have taken advantage... Read More

Managing Fall Bird Migration Challenges: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

October 26, 2020
Every autumn, from September through November, a natural wonder occurs. Billions of birds from thousands of species travel thousands of miles to get from their breeding grounds to their overwintering areas. As they travel through the US, their strong impact is felt by nearly everyone. Brightly colored birds migrate through... Read More

Tackling the Effects of Fall Bird Migration

October 26, 2020
Every autumn, from September through November, a natural wonder occurs. Billions of birds from thousands of species travel thousands of miles to get from their breeding grounds to their overwintering areas. As they travel through the US, their strong impact is felt by nearly everyone. The Positive Impact Birds are... Read More

From Scarecrows to Lasers: Keeping Birds from Destroying Crops

July 8, 2020
The scarecrow has a long and colorful resume that goes back 3,000 years and includes stints in both agricultural support and seasonal décor. Traditionally associated with garden-casual attire like floppy hats and straw hair, the modern version takes many creative forms. At a historic farm in rural Pennsylvania recently, the... Read More

Say No to Scarecrows: Keep Birds from Destroying Crops

July 8, 2020
The scarecrow has a long and colorful resume that goes back 3,000 years and includes stints in both agricultural support and seasonal décor. Traditionally associated with garden-casual attire like floppy hats and straw hair, the modern version takes many creative forms. At a historic farm in rural Pennsylvania recently, the... Read More