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Poll: Traps are most popular tool to manage barn pests

Published on 29 September 2014

Most Progressive Forage Grower readers manage barn pests with old-fashioned traps.

In a recent poll, Progressive Forage Grower asked, “How do you manage barn pests?”

Thirty-five percent said that they use traps. Another 26 percent said that they use chemicals.

Those who use a shotgun for pest control totaled at 17 percent. All the rest (22 percent) call cousin Eugene to manage the nuisances.  FG

How do you manage barn pests?

  • Traps: 34.78%

  • Shotgun: 17.39%

  • Chemicals: 26.09%

  • Cousin Eugene: 21.74%