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Pros and Cons of Fruit Netting

There are a lot of factors that go into producing a successful and bountiful harvest from your fruit trees. One of the more exasperating of tasks can often be keeping local wildlife from stealing the fruits of your labor—literally. For decades, farmers have deployed various tricks to deter our winged friends from picking apart fruit and leaving behind damaged, unsellable products. Bird netting is among one of the most common bird repellent methods. While it has been proven to be effective, it isn’t without its fair share of problems, either.

Before you purchase expensive rolls of netting, compare the pros and cons of bird netting to determine if this tactic is right for you.

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Stop Birds From Stealing Your Wine Grapes

It’s wine grape season, which means birds are beginning to swarm and devour your wine grapes. Birds like starlings and sparrows can cause major damage to your grapes. Finding an effective method to keep them away can be time consuming, making it important to find a quick and reliable resource. Here are a few simple tactics you can try to stop birds from stealing your wine grapes.

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