Vineyard Protection Articles

  • The Autonomic is used to deter birds from one of the most popular wine grapes - Case Study

    Location: Nova Scotia, Canada Application context: Vineyard (Food production) Problem definition: Crop loss due to grape-eating birds Pest bird species: Starlings and robins Time of the year of bird presence: From September until the end of October 2016 Time of the day with bird problems: From sunrise to sunset Number of systems: 1 x Autonomic Laser projection area: 14.8 acre (6 ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Laser bird repellent solves bird problem in wine grape industry - Case Study

    Griffin’s vineyard achieved a 99.8% reduction in birds with laser bird repellent Location: Sonoma County, California, USA Application context: Vineyard Problem definition: Crop loss due to bird damage in the vineyard Pest bird species: Finches (Passerida) Bird behavior: Foraging and perching Time of bird presence during the year: June ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Less crop loss with the Autonomic at blueberry farm John Benson - Case Study

    Location: Cherokee, Victoria, Australia Application context: Blueberry farm (Food production > Vineyard & Orchard) Problem definition: Blueberries damaged and eaten by birds Pest bird species: Rosella (Psittaculidae) Time of year with bird problem: Summer (December – February) Time of the day with bird problems: From sunrise to sunset ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Vineyards Use Innovative Laser Bird Repellent to Protect Wine Grapes in New Zealand

    There are around 2,031 vineyards in New Zealand and the export value of the wine is NZ$1,705 million. The high value of wine grapes forces wineries to keep an eye on bird damage and to ensure that crop loss is minimized. Why vineyards experience severe bird damage? Bird damage to vineyards is a result of the temperate climate, meaning that the changes between winter and summer are ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Crain Hill Vineyard AllEarth Solar Tracker Case Study

    Crain Hill Vineyard's owners wanted to be a model for sustainable farming nationwide, and needed a way to cut down on the costs of powering their 45-acre operation. With the help of their 24 AllEarth Solar Trackers, they're now the first fully solar-powered, net-zero vineyard in Michigan. To learn more about Crain ...


    By AllEarth Renewables

  • How to Scare Birds Away from Wine Grapes?

    Brazil, Argentina, South America and Australia have some of the highest consumptions of wine annually1. Wine grapes are exported all over the world and there is a big competition for being the best vineyard. Just like any other farms in the agricultural industry, vineyards have a lot of problems in protecting their grapes from pest birds and finding ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Higher grape yield, lower costs and better wine - Case Study

    Company: Summerhill Road Vineyard Location: Bungendore, Australia Product: Agrilaser Autonomic Reason: Grape damage due to birds In use since: March 2016 Situation before The Summerhill Road vineyard, located within the Canberra Wine District of Australia, grows grapes for the ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • How to Protect Your Vineyard From Birds

    Growing grapes is no easy feat, especially when birds love to snack on grapes. It’s important to protect your crop, but also important to select the option that works best for you. Learn which options are best to protect your vineyard and your profits from pest birds with these methods. Utilize Scare Tactics There are many scare tactics that can be used ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

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