BALANCING PEST MANAGEMENT
and Pollinator Health
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 in its entirety, 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, and applicators.
- Habitat Loss
- U.S. Agricultural Needs
- Best Practices to Protect Bees
- Farmer-Beekeeper Partnering
- Reducing Bee Poisoning
- Science Policy Field Tour
- Row Crops as Major Honey Sources
- Value of Pollination
- Pragmatic Beekeeper
- Pragmatic Farmer
- Aerial Applicators
- Mechanical Control
Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.
If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-727-7104 or send an email to [email protected]. Email responses will usually be returned promptly, but guaranteed within one business day.