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Oct 31, 2016

Using Drones for Agricultural Bird Control – An Additional Level of Pressure

Using Drones for Agricultural Bird Control – An Additional Level of Pressure

At Flock Free we are continually in the field looking at real world situations and figuring how to solve problems that birds present. The criteria we use to determine if we are going design a product is, will it be humane for the targeted bird species and will it be effective. With the Noise Bird Control Drone, we believe we nailed it!!

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Sep 19, 2016

Crows Damaging a Pistachio Orchard -Vortex Ring Accelerator Bird Defense Trial

Crows Damaging a Pistachio Orchard -Vortex Ring Accelerator Bird Defense Trial

The first week of September we began initial trials on Vortex Ring Accelerator (VRAD) technologies, on a 300 acre pistachio orchard near Bakersfield, California.  The terrain at this location is quite hilly so visibility issues were somewhat limited. We were primarily tasked with keeping infesting flocks of crows from damaging the pistachio crop.

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