Shooting crops reward attention Crops for cover and crops for bird food

Blake, Andrew
April 2008
Farmers Weekly;4/11/2008, p13
Trade Publication
The article offers tips for making game and wild-bird cover crops. Peter Setterfield, agronomist and shooting consultant for Agrogate, says the exercise is all about manipulating the birds' habits, and both specific game crops and wild bird cover help do this. Small areas can be useful to boost existing cover and provide linking corridors. It is important to distinguish between what is grown for pure cover and what is intended to provide bird food, says Setterfield.


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