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State Pesticide BMP's for Pollinators out for Review

Monday, May 15, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Gregg Robertson
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Bee HivesHARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania  Department of Agriculture last week released a draft of its recommended best management practices for using pesticides to protect pollinators. The BMPs were developed by a group representing all facets of pesticide users. PLNA member Andy Ernst of Ernst Conservation Seeds represented PLNA.

You may download a copy of the BMPs by clicking here. Comments are due back to the Department by May 22. You may email your comments to:

Christina M. Grozinger
Distinguished Professor of Entomology
Director, Center for Pollinator Research
Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Pennsylvania State University
W-209 Millennium Science Complex
University Park, PA 16802
Email: cmgrozinger@psu.edu


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