Bird damage to sunflower in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, 1979-1981

by Roger L. Hothem

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Other titlesInfluence of environmental factors on blackbird damage to sunflower.
Statementby Roger L. Hothem, Richard W. DeHaven, Steven D. Fairaizl. Influence of environmental factors on blackbird damage to sunflower / by David L. Otis, Catherine M. Kilburn.
SeriesFish and wildlife technical report ;, 15-16, Fish and wildlife technical report ;, no. 15-16.
ContributionsOtis, David L.
LC ClassificationsSB608.S92 H67 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination11, 11 p. :
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2147560M
LC Control Number88600000

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Bird damage to sunflower in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, Washington, D.C.: U.S. In South Dakota, sunflower acreage increased fromacres in toacres inwith a commercial value of $63 million.

However, increased production of sunflowers has been hampered by damage associated with blackbirds feeding on the ripening crop.

Damage surveys conducted in sunflower production areas in North Dakota and. Table I. Estimated sunflower acreage, production, and bird damage (±95% C.l.) in Nonh Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, and a summary for the surveyed sunflower-growing region, North Dakota South Dakota Minnesota Regional sumrnaryb Category3 GRAND FORKS, N.D.

(AP) — The sunflower industry is working to determine the amount of damage to this year’s crop in the nation’s two top-producing states. The last comprehensive field surveys of bird damage to sunflower in North Dakota were conducted in and Average economic damage across years was slightly over US $ million.

Sunflower prices have appreciably increased since these monetary losses were calculated. The last statewide bird damage surveys for sunflower in North Dakota were completed in and (Hothem et al., ). Although described nominally as ‘statewide’ surveys, they were largely conducted in the PPR (87% of the fields), where soil conditions are conducive for producing high yields of sunflower.

Abstract Blackbird damage to sunflower in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota is an unyielding challenge to the industry. Large populations of blackbirds and. Assuming daily sunflower consumption by one blackbird is 14 g day"1 (Besser, ), each bird will damage kg over a day damage period (Cummings et al., ).

With sunflower valued at US$ kg~1 (North Dakota Agricultural Statistics, ), a single bird will damage US$ of sunflower year"1.

Bird Damage to Sunflower in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, Fish and Wildlife Technical Report No. 15 Applications of a simulation model to decisions in Bird damage to sunflower in North Dakota management,Fish and Wildlife Technical Report Buy Bird damage to sunflower in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, (SuDoc I16) by Roger L.

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Fish and Wildlife Service Producers of sunflower in North Dakota and South Dakota. Sunflower damage assessments for North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota showed an estimated loss of $ million in and $ million in More recent quantitative bird damage surveys were conducted from to in Stutsman and Pierce Counties in North Dakota and Brown and Clark Counties in South Dakota.

Drs. Febina Mathew (South Dakota State University), Sam Markell (North Dakota State University) and Harveson (University of Nebraska-Scottsbluff) have received a three-year $, grant to develop a disease forecasting system to manage Phomopsis stem canker of sunflower.

Just over billion pounds of sunflowers were grown that year. was the third year in a row that South Dakota took the top spot for sunflower production. insipidlife/flickr Last year, our state produced billion pounds of sunflowers, but came in second, behind North Dakota ( billion).

The sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) is a globally important oilseed 24 million hectares are planted annually (National Sunflower Association ).Damage to sunflowers caused by foraging flocks of granivorous birds occurs in every major sunflower-growing region of the world, including Australia, China, Europe, India, North America, Pakistan, Russia, South America, and Ukraine (Linz.

When bird damage to sunflower became an economic issue in the s, scientists sought to define the extent, magnitude, and frequency of sunflower losses across the sunflower-growing areas of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (Guarino ).

In andHothem et aL. Members of the National Sunflower Association Board of Directors traveled to Washington, D.C., in early March to visit with members of Congress from Kansas, Minnesota and North and South Dakota about Fiscal Year appropriations and implementation of the WHIP+ program, along with discussing quality loss issues.

Crop Production: Birds AVIAN USE OF ROADSIDE HABITAT IN THE SOUTHERN DRIFT PLAINS OF NORTH DAKOTA AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CATTAIL (TYPHA SPP.) MANAGEMENT Bryan D. Safratowich, Department of Biological Sciences, Stevens Hall, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND USA E-mail: [email protected] North Dakota and South Dakota Sunflower Hybrid Trial Results and Selection Guide A Guide Guide Guide Sunflower Production Guide A () Stages of Sunflower Development A () Replanting or Late Planting Crops A () Strip Till for Field Crop Production: Equipment, Production, Economics AE ().

Watch for these additional common South Dakota birds in winter (December to February): Canada Goose (20% frequency) Watch for these additional common South Dakota birds in summer (June to July): Red-winged Blackbird (44% frequency) Western Meadowlark (34%) Killdeer (26%) Turkey Vulture (22%) Mallard (21%).

North Dakota and South Dakota produce about 70% of the sunflower grown in the United States. Blackbird depredation, particularly in the Prairie Pothole Region (PPR), can be a major problem that results in some producers abandoning sunflower.

Reduced acreage of an otherwise profitable crop is important economically and might harm. Protecting South Dakota Sunflowers From Invasive Birds Posted by BirdGard on Tuesday, Febru Agriculture is South Dakotas primary industry, with more t farms, over of which have been in operation for over years.

This list of birds of South Dakota includes species documented in the U.S. state of South Dakota and accepted by the South Dakota Ornithologists' Union (SDOU). As of Augustspecies were included in the official list. No additional species were recorded in eBird between that date and early July Of the85 are classed as accidental, 32 are classed as casual, six are.

Information and photography about birds, birding, and wildlife in South Dakota, and beyond, featuring over 5, photos and web pages for all North American bird species.

Devoted to birds, birding, and our beautiful outdoors within South Dakota and the surrounding states. Sunflowers, gently swaying in the late summer breeze, their yellow petals visible from miles around, in North Dakota, this scene is a common one. As poetic as it seems, the reality is that these majestic acres of floral sunshine are at constant risk of damage by invasive birds.

The USDA says of eight states with significant sunflower acreage that were surveyed, North Dakota ranked first in bird damage to confectionery and oilseed sunflowers.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota agricultural officials say there’s help available for the millions of dollars in crop damage caused by blackbirds. The North Unit bird list is very similar. The park road here is out-and-back, not a loop, and features some wonderful overlooks of the Little Missouri River and some excellent hiking trails for birding and more.

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