Food and Agribusiness

Practice of feeding birds isn’t just ‘for the birds’

Bird-feeding is contributing to a significant agricultural enterprise – the annual production of a million tons of birdseed according to the Cornell University Ornithology Lab. About 25 percent of commercial sunflower production is used for birdseed. Millet, cracked corn, sesame seeds, many fruits, suet (solidified beef or pork fat), and niger thistle seed – and […]