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Pollinator Information Videos

Here are videos from the University of Missouri and their Center for Agroforestry. While the videos are meant mainly for farmers, it’s also valuable information for any gardener. 33 more words

Butterfly

Bee Decline: What Farmers Need to Know

BY JANA GREGORIO

Bees can be thought of as a nuisance, something you swat away so you don’t get stung, and they always seem to appear everywhere. 737 more words

Agriculture

#Zika ou comment s'en débarasser...

Reprendre l’histoire naturelle du virus Zika apporte peu d’éclairage sur ce qui se passe actuellement en Amérique centrale et du sud; il sera plus intéressant de suivre l’évolution philogénétique de ce virus depuis les dernières épidémies de 2013 dont celle de la Polynésie française. 482 more words

The Health Spread

Plant Meadows, Save Bees - Post by Mark Southerland

Everyone knows about the colony collapse disorder affecting honeybees imported from Europe, but few know that Maryland has at least 425 species of native bees ready to pollinate our plants, if we can reverse the loss of native meadows. 570 more words

Calls To Action

Conventional Cotton vs. Organic Cotton

Today, we’d like to help you understand the difference between conventional and organic cotton.

Conventional Cotton:

  • Grows from seeds typically treated with fungicides and insecticides…
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Organic

Pesticide toxicity to bees can vary by product and dose

In Delta Farm Press

There’s no denying that insecticides and honey bees can be a toxic mix. Bees, after all, are insects and insecticides are designed to kill insects. 203 more words

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