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Pumpkins and Gourd Harvest

Preparing Your Gourds and Pumpkins for Harvest Season

    • Protect during growth
    • Allow for full ripening
    • Preserve from pest birds

Fall is upon us, which means it’s almost time to harvest your pumpkins and gourds. Preparing your gourds and pumpkins for harvest takes time and commitment. Harvesting too early results in underdeveloped gourds. Harvesting too late could mean rotten produce or run ins with frost. Below are a few tips to ensure a bountiful harvest this season.

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blueberries

Protecting Blueberries From Birds

  • Frighten pest birds
  • Mix up your landscape
  • Call a professional

As a farmer, you know there are many potential threats to your blueberries. From drastic temperature changes to animals and pest birds, it’s important to know how to protect your blueberries. When it comes to protecting blueberries from birds, it pays to have a plan in place. As agricultural methods continue to evolve and improve, so do your options for pest control.

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vineyard

Stop Birds From Stealing Your Wine Grapes

  • Use reflective deterrents
  • Put up netting
  • Cover them with a bag

It’s wine grape season, which means it’s time to fend off pest birds. As you know, birds can cause major damage to your grapes and discovering an effective way to keep them away can be troublesome and time-consuming. Here are a few tactics you can try to prevent birds from stealing your wine grapes.

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