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Caring for Pollinator Habitats in the Landscape

If your client has a pollinator garden, prairie or other habitat installed for pollinators on their property, they may think the natural-looking area calls for no maintenance at all. However, competition from weeds and invasive species can degrade these habitats if not properly maintained. A functional pollinator habitat has features including: Pollinators need both nectar […]

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States Taking Action on Pollinator Issues

The 2016 state legislative cycle has been marked by a significant number of states examining the issue of pollinator health. Multiple states have already established Pollinator Protection Task Forces, announced plans to release studies on issues impacting pollinator health, or considered legislation designed to protect our nation’s pollinator population. As many states look to conclude […]

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Pollinator Protection is a Hot Topic

During the next month or so, we can expect an increased level of discussion about pollinators.  Rep. Rodney Davis (R-NY) succinctly summarized the debate around pollinator health during yesterday’s hearing of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.  Subcommittee Chairman Davis said that the parasitic Varroa mite is one of many factors that […]

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