Wild & Domestic Animals

Wildlife activity on the farm is a huge food safety risk, which is why it's crucial to scout your fields for animal damage prior to harvest. This interactive video leads you through a simulated preharvest wildlife assessment. Here, you can choose which areas you think are important to scout within your carrot field. You can then make a decision on what to harvest based off of your observations.


This fact sheet walks you through some considerations regarding livestock that may be kept near your production area.

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