Pollinator Issues and Awareness

While the MNLGA has not taken an official stance on Neonictonoids, information is provided below on the most current issues. 

GrowerTalks articles: 

Horticultural Research Institute Publishes Bee Friendly Plant Lists

Chris Beytes (GrowerTalks) - Recap of Chesapeake Green 2015 Neonic Panel  (March 2015)

Buying Bee-Friendly Plants: Neonicotinoid-Free Nurseries, Growers, and Seed Sources (Source: North Coast Gardening, February 2015)

Michigan State University - Planting Garden Center Flowers is Good for Bees and Other Beneficial Insects (June 2015)

Ohio State University Extension - Reed M. Johson Presentation - Pesticides in and Around the Hive (December 2012)

American Nurseryman - Pollinators, Pesticides and Public Perception (October 2014)

Greenhouse Grower - The Pesticide and Pollinator Debate: What's All The Buzz About? (May 2014)

Neonicotinoid Pesticides and Pollinators Fact Sheet (Source: University of Maryland) (April 2014)

The Dreaded 'Green Blob' Is The Most Dire Threat To Bees (Source: Forbes) (September 2014)

The Top 100 Growers Talk Pollinator Health (Source: Greenhouse Grower) (September 2014)

What Bell Nursery Learned From Growing Without Neonicotinoids This Spring (Source: Greenhouse Grower) (August 2014)

Baltimore Sun Article : 6/26/2014 - Neonicotinoids (June 2014)

Industry Is Taking The Next Steps Toward Improved Pollinator Health (June 2014)

Survey Shows Better Results for Pollinators  (May 2014)

Home Depot Limit Pesticides (Bay Journal)  (July 2014)

Should We Nix Neonics? (Source: GrowerTalks Magazine) (June 2014)

Pollinator FAQ's

Pollinator Messages: Discussing Pollinator Health

Promoting Bee Health