Oak Titmouse photo by Norman Uyeda
Farmers, expand your tool box by adding birds as pest control allies on your farm. Learn how to take advantage of a multitude of beneficial birds that provide pest control services year-round, and to manage the few birds that may become pests later.
Farmer to Farmer Field Days in Northern California
March 19 – Chamberlain Farms, Woodland, CA, 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
March 21 – Tres Sabores Vineyard (CCOF-certified), St. Helena, CA, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
April – TBA in Santa Cruz, CA
May – Riverhill Farm (CCOF-certified), Nevada City, CA
These unique events bring together farm leaders who use practices to support beneficial birds, avian researchers who have studied birds’ pest control benefits, and agricultural professionals and conservationists who work on farms.
Come learn and exchange ideas, views, and observations.
For a nominal charge, attendees will receive lunch and a copy of Wild Farm Alliance’s Supporting Beneficial Birds and Managing Pest Birds booklet.
Reservations for the first two event are required by March 15, 2019. Click here for registration and payment information.
The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) provided partial or full funding for this project but does not necessarily agree with any opinion expressed, nor endorse any commercial product or trade name mentioned.
Jo Ann Baumgartner is executive director of the Wild Farm Alliance (WFA). WFA is a nonprofit organization that works to promote a healthy, viable agriculture that protects and restores wild nature.