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Though not required by the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, the use of deterrents can be very effective in managing wildlife presence on your farm.
Fencing & Netting
Fencing and netting can be expensive, but very beneficial in the long run.
When using relocation, it's important to use extra caution and check state laws.
Visual deterrents can include reflective tape or balloons.
Noise deterrents can include air cannons for birds or ultrasonic devices for groundhogs or rodents.
Examples of decoys include plastic coyotes or swan decoys to scare off geese.
Source: Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Module 4