Wildlife Management

Wildlife management on the farm is key to maintaining quality and yield. It is also a major requirement of farm food safety plans. The Wildlife Damage Management Series for Midwestern Farmers provides growers the tools to identify and mitigate damage as well as information regarding the various agencies that regulate wildlife.

Preharvest Wildlife Scouting

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 to scout within your carrot field, and make a decision on what to harvest based off of your observations.

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  • Common vole

    Vole management for Michigan crop producers

    Published on October 7, 2019

    Voles can cause extensive damage to orchards, ornamentals and tree plantings due to their girdling of seedlings and mature trees and feeding on roots.

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