Archive for the ‘Pecans’ Category

Protecting Oklahoma Pecan Orchards From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Monday, September 11, 2017

The jewel of the Midwestern states, Oklahoma is more than just great plains, dense forests and glittering lakes. Oklahoma is rich with the history of the West, and beyond even that, it is an important part of the American agricultural heritage. Across the great state of Oklahoma are a wide variety of family and industrial […]

Protecting Texas Pecan Orchards From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Monday, September 4, 2017

With the arrival of Hurricane Harvey and the devastation it leaves in its wake, Texas orchards will find themselves flush with invasive birds displaced from their pre-hurricane habitats. These invasive species can wreak havoc on many of the crops Texas farmers cultivate, but it is the official state nut, the beloved pecan, that potentially stands […]

Protecting Florida Pecan Orchards From Invasive Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

In one of America’s most ecologically diverse states, wetlands, dense forests, thriving cities and white sand beaches all coexist in beautiful harmony. The state of Florida is many things – vacation destination for humans of all ages, immigration destination for hopeful future citizens, and acre after glorious acre of farmland. Among those vast acreages reside […]

How Invasive Birds Damage Louisiana Pecan Orchards

Posted by BirdGard on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Louisiana is much more than its boulevards lined with weeping willows, its classic Parisian architecture, gritty urban centers, colonial construction or historic Mardi Gras celebrations. Louisiana is rich with American, French and Canadian history, a state resplendent with multiculturalism, multilingualism, and the celebration of folk art and lore. Louisiana is a fascinating, state, and its […]

Georgia Pecans Vs Invasive Birds – Protecting Your Harvest

Posted by BirdGard on Thursday, August 17, 2017

The heritage of a simple Georgia pecan is uniquely significant. It tells the story of a turbulent past, a glorious reconstruction, a thriving diverse population and the insurmountable value of a simple nut. Vast, considerable pecan orchards dot the Georgia landscape, and America at large relies on their annual harvests. Protecting these commodities from invasive […]

Keeping New Mexico Pecan Harvests Safe From Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

In the sweltering heat of New Mexico’s summertime, the need to keep pecan harvests safe becomes urgent. Invasive bird species are looking for more than just sustenance from the delicate pecan trees but also shelter from the devastating heat. New Mexico’s pecan harvests depend on the protection provided to them against the intrusion of crows, […]

Keeping Your Arizona Pecan Orchards Safe From Birds

Posted by BirdGard on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

When autumn rolls around, grandmothers across the country will be looking to you for the succulent pecans they need to complete their holiday tables. The pecan pie is an American institution, no holiday is complete without candied pecans and what would our fruitcakes be without the sublime snap of an American pecan? Pecan orchards across […]