Balancing the need to manage agricultural pests with pollinator health is dependent on cooperation between beekeepers, farmers and pesticide applicators. This course outlines the importance of honey bees honey bee decline, and discusses some pollinator myths. Finally, the strategies required to coordinate the efforts of farmers, beekeepers and applicators is discussed.
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
• Gain an understanding of the issues surrounding pollinator importance, decline and health.
• Tailor a management strategy that addresses the cooperation between farmers, beekeepers,
U.S. Agricultural Needs
Best Practices to Protect Bees
Reducing Bee Poisoning
Science Policy Field Tour
Row Crops as Major Honey Sources
Value of Pollination
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