The use of pesticides has received a lot of blame for honey bee decline in the press, specifically neonicotinoids. Seed treatments are often used to protect seedlings from feeding insects. We asked our honey bee specialist Jeff Harris about the use of neonicotinoids as related to honey bee decline.
For more information on the health, stewardship, and myths surrounding honey bees, check out the rest of Jeff’s class titled Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health.
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