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Apple Orchard

Protect Your Apple Orchard From Pest Birds This Fall

Fall is home to cider mills and day trips to the local apple orchards. As an apple orchard farmer, protecting your investment from damaging weather, animals amongst other things is crucial in quality control and risk management. Thankfully, we put together some tips on how to protect your apples from pesky birds this fall and next.

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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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corn field

The Successful Sweet Corn Solution

  • Frighten birds with exploders
  • Block birds with netting
  • Implement a scarecrow

There is nothing better than fresh sweet corn straight from the field, and this growing season could be your best harvest yet. However, if the pesky birds are eating all of your corn before you get a taste, you need to take steps to protect those kernels. Here are some tricks for protecting your sweet corn from bothersome birds.

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