Bee protection a crop protection challenge

Bee protection a crop protection challenge

The NCC has argued for maintaining flexibility in the labeling of crop protection tools and has urged EPA to maintain focus on sound science before further restricting pesticides.

For the past five years, the National Cotton Council has closely monitored bee protection activity, which has escalated rapidly over the last two years. Consequently, the NCC continues to be highly involved in pollinator protection activities that challenge the crop protection product usage.

That was the message that Dr. Don Parker, the NCC’s manager, Integrated Pest Management, conveyed to 2014 Beltwide Cotton Consultants Conference attendees and one the NCC wants to get in fro

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