Agricultural Pest Control
Virginia’s beautiful countryside is dotted with a lot of farmland. Overhead views of the open spaces of agriculture show open lands or vast fields of crops waving in the soft breeze. People driving through the countryside enjoy the natural beauty but do not realize the amount of thought and work that goes into farming. One topic of great concern to American farmers is agricultural pest control. They have to worry about all kinds of pests that infest their crops. Common people know only about ants, termites, ticks, spiders, and the other common pests that they see in their homes. Farmers, on the other hand, have to worry about any possible threat. Mice, snakes, and insects can be very damaging indeed.
IMPORTANCE OF PEST CONTROL FOR FARMS
Pest control plays a very, very important role in any farming facility. Fields and workplaces for post-harvest activities infested with pests make it quite unsafe for employees. Pests are responsible for bringing down standards, as well as the quality of produce. The absence of agricultural pest control practices invites serious problems like:
- Loss of revenue
- Losing contracts due to termination
- Pests delay final production times to miss deadlines or leading to crop damage
- Customers complain about poor quality and lose trust in your business/products
- Finally, ignoring the efficiency of any pest control method may lead to failure due to audit non-compliance
These are by no means an exhaustive list of consequences. Addressing the problems of pests in your farming facility is the top priority.
Bug Busters Pest Control Services is not only one of the best options but also is affordable and effective. Teams of professionally trained individuals accredited by the agricultural department for environmental safety regulations can help farmers keep pest problems under control.
PEST CONTROL IN FARMING AND AGRICULTURE
Farms are the sources of food for our food supply chains. Any negligence can undermine the best efforts to keep pests out. Farmers of the fields should never underestimate pests because they can creep into your operations at any time. This is especially true in case favorable weather for the pests occurs, which causes endemics.
Both indoor and outdoor facilities need pest control of professional standards. Pests are like proliferating weeds, quickly multiplying and spreading throughout the facilities. As a result, there is huge damage to stocks, farm buildings, equipment, causing your farm’s loss of brand reputation.
The highly-trained specialists at our professionally managed pest control service provider can keep pests out of your farming and agricultural properties. They can come up with a range of innovative solutions customized for different properties and products. This is where technical expertise proves to be worth every dollar you spend towards pest control. It is important to have adequate knowledge of current agricultural legislation too. Bug Busters can cover your business and prevent financial loss through agricultural pest control.
AGRICULTURAL BIRD CONTROL SERVICES
When we talk about vast open space, it is natural to think about birds. Local as well as migratory bird species like pigeons and starlings influence yields of food production at harvest. Birds will also spread diseases from E. coli and salmonella bacteria that cause extensive damage to crops. Faulty produce is responsible for food-borne illnesses that can affect large populations in faraway places.
Bug Busters Helps Farmers with Effective Bird Control Through
- Clean-up/sanitation services
- Bird Perch modifications
- Behavior modifications
This is very necessary, and farmers must entrust this responsibility to professional services. An important step in farming is pest control management as it ensures a long-term solution to pest bird problems.
Environmentally Conscious Farm and Agricultural Pest Control
Bug Busters agricultural and farm pest control service is one that is familiar with all kinds of farms and agricultural facilities of various sizes. Farmers have to think about professional services that work according to environmentally sensitive but effective pest management procedures. Organic farming practices call for Integrated Pest Management (IPM). It is important to control pest infestations on agricultural properties by using the least amounts of chemicals possible.
Farmers and agricultural professionals should not let their facilities become a welcoming place for critters. Excessive regional moisture breeds mosquitoes and attracts rats. Wood building materials are prime targets for termites. Temperate climate can host a large population of small and large pests. In addition to this, agricultural installation offers ready food sources and shelter for pests. Financial loses can be up to hundreds of thousands of dollars in a single harvest. Pests eat away and ruin possessions, food and company stock, as well as destroy buildings, making it impossible to resell.
WHAT CAN FARMERS & AGRICULTURAL PROFESSIONALS DO TO CONTROL PEST PROBLEMS?
Blaming the environment or external factors doesn’t cut it. If your property has become a haven for mice, roaches, termites, fleas, crickets, caterpillars, moths, bees and various other pests, YOU are solely responsible for it!
- Change Your Ways
- Choose Environment-Friendly Agricultural Pest Control
- Be in Control of Your Pest Control Plans
Food and harvest produce that is not stored properly offer free meals to pests. So do messy and crumb-filled indoor facilities. It is important to maintain proper habits and protection at all entry / exit points for buildings on farms and agricultural facilities.
Call Bug Busters’ Farm and Agricultural Pest Control Team
Serving most areas throughout Virginia, the farm and agricultural pest control team at Bug Busters is here to help you. If you are having a current problem with birds, pests or snakes on your farm or need routine prevention and management, call us today.Request Free Inspection