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Protecting Honey Bees from Pesticides

Filed Under: Beekeeping, Insects

Protecting Honey Bees from Pesticides will outline the best management practices to better protect honey bees from pesticides in urban and agricultural environments. Participants will learn about the importance of colony and apiary placement relative to known sources of pesticides to reduce risk of exposure, about legal issues documenting pesticide kills and state laws and protocols for investigating suspected pesticide poisoning of honey bees, discover ways that pesticide application can minimize poisoning of honey bees, how to minimize the risk of pesticide poisoning of honey bees, and how to better protect honey bees. For more information email Dr. Jeff Harris at: jeff.harris@msstate.edu.

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Asst Extension/Research Prof