Sweet Corn Bird Damage-Help With the Research!

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small plot of organic sweet corn

Organic sweet corn test plot.

2/11/2021 – Birds can wreck havoc on a field of sweet corn and control methods are limited, especially for organic farmers. Now researchers at the University of Rhode Island are looking for some answers and they are starting with a survey of sweet corn growers across the nation. Since this could provide valuable information for North Carolina growers, too, I am posting a link to the survey here. If you are a sweet corn grower, whether you have experienced bird damage or not, please take five minutes to complete this online survey! Here is the link:

2021 URI Sweet Corn Bird Survey