888.868.1982

Posts Tagged as agricultural bird control

birds eating fruit

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.

Continue reading »

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.

Continue reading »

Pumpkins and Gourd Harvest

Harvest Season Preparations | Protecting Your Gourds & Pumpkins

    • 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.

Continue reading »