Fall is upon us and between the apple orchards, Halloween parties and trick-or-treating, you’ve probably got a busy season ahead of you. But, with the changing colors come some new guests. You’ve probably heard the familiar call of crows around the yard. These medium sized intelligent birds can become a bit of a nuisance while they’re foraging around for food. Here are a few tips for keeping those hungry crows away from your Halloween guests.
- Refrain From Having a Source of Food Around
- Do Not Make it Convenient for Living
- Engage in Scare Tactics
An invasion of geese can be an issue businesses have to face. Once geese find a spot they like, they may stick around. If this is a problem on your property, you shouldn’t ignore it because it may get worse or even get out of control. Geese can be very aggressive and territorial, especially during mating season. They can also leave behind quite a mess. Here are some tactics we suggest you try to get rid of your unwanted feathered friends.
- 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.
- Stop Roosting with Bird Spikes
- Frighten Birds with Faux Animals
- Install Bird Netting
Summer means it’s time to open up the outdoor seating. However, if birds bother your customers while they’re eating, they probably won’t return for seconds. Here are some bird-proof ideas to follow to keep those pesky birds away from your outdoor dining area.
- 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.