Tag Archive: crop damage (16)

Choosing an Effective Bird Deterrence Strategy for Viticulture

August 9, 2022
Dealing with pests is an ongoing challenge when it comes to managing a vineyard. From planting through harvesting, your hard work is at risk of becoming some other creature’s buffet. Birds are among the most voracious of pests, especially during the onset of ripening, known in the industry as the... Read More

Protecting Viticulture: Choosing Effective Bird Deterrence Strategies

August 9, 2022
Dealing with pests is an ongoing challenge when it comes to managing a vineyard. From planting through harvesting, your hard work is at risk of becoming some other creature’s buffet. Birds are among the most voracious of pests, especially during the onset of ripening, known in the industry as the... Read More

Effective Bird Deterrence Strategies for Viticulture

August 9, 2022
Dealing with pests is an ongoing challenge when it comes to managing a vineyard. From planting through harvesting, your hard work is at risk of becoming some other creature’s buffet. Birds are among the most voracious of pests, especially during the onset of ripening, known in the industry as the... Read More

When It Comes to Sweet Corn, Birds Can’t Get Enough of Your Crops

May 12, 2022
Sweet corn is one of the predominant crops in the Midwest, and is popular with both people and animals. Unfortunately, there are many species of migratory birds that feed on local crops including sandhill cranes, European starlings, and red-winged blackbirds. In 2019 the USDA published a study showing that blackbirds... Read More

How To Prevent Birds From Feeding On Your Sweet Corn Crops

May 12, 2022
Sweet corn is one of the predominant crops in the Midwest, and is popular with both people and animals. Unfortunately, there are many species of migratory birds that feed on local crops including sandhill cranes, European starlings, and red-winged blackbirds. In 2019 the USDA published a study showing that blackbirds... Read More

Why Birds Can’t Get Enough of Your Sweet Corn This Growing Season

May 12, 2022
Sweet corn is one of the predominant crops in the Midwest, and is popular with both people and animals. Unfortunately, there are many species of migratory birds that feed on local crops including sandhill cranes, European starlings, and red-winged blackbirds. In 2019 the USDA published a study showing that blackbirds... Read More

How To Protect Spring Crops from Hungry Migrating Birds

March 29, 2022
When it comes to planning for the spring crop, an ounce of bird prevention is more like a bushel of cure. With so many birds migrating north to their nesting and breeding homes, your seeds and freshly planted crops may be taken for an all-you-can-eat buffet. Whether they are just... Read More

Protecting Spring Crops from Hungry Migrating Birds

March 29, 2022
When it comes to planning for the spring crop, an ounce of bird prevention is more like a bushel of cure. With so many birds migrating north to their nesting and breeding homes, your seeds and freshly planted crops may be taken for an all-you-can-eat buffet. Whether they are just... Read More

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