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Falcons solution to crop cannons?

With crop cannons causing controversy in the valley, the owners of Falcon Pest Control Inc. believe they may have the solution to stop marauding bands of birds from devouring blueberries and other crops. The company says that their trained falcons can keep farms free of wild bird depredation without the use of poisons, trapping or shooting. - HARRY HUNT PHOTO
With crop cannons causing controversy in the valley, the owners of Falcon Pest Control Inc. believe they may have the solution to stop marauding bands of birds from devouring blueberries and other crops. The company says that their trained falcons can keep farms free of wild bird depredation without the use of poisons, trapping or shooting.
— image credit: HARRY HUNT PHOTO

With crop cannons causing controversy in the valley, the owners of Falcon Pest Control Inc. believe they may have the solution to stop marauding bands of birds from devouring blueberries and other crops. The company says that their trained falcons can keep farms free of wild bird depredation without the use of poisons, trapping or shooting.

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