Avipel Shield News

AV-1011 Bird Repellent for Rice Seed Awarded Section 18 Label in Louisiana

AV-1011 bird repellent for rice seed, a product of Arkion® Life Sciences, has received Section 18 label approval in Louisiana for its use as a rice seed treatment (Effective February 20, 2014 — June 1, 2014). Read More...

Researchers Hope to Curb Blackbirds' Appetites for Corn

Red-winged blackbirds and common grackles are responsible for millions of dollars in damages to agricultural crops each year. For these, and many other bird species, a farmer's field is one big bird feeder. Read More...

This Stuff Is for the Birds!

We have come a long way in protecting both corn seed and the corn plant from pests over the past 10 years. Read More...

Where Is Stanley When You Need Him?

Every year farmers lose thousands of acres of planted corn to bird damage. I spoke to one farmer yesterday who said that they lost $6,000 worth of corn seed to crows. Read More...