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Pollinator Protection

Agricultural Industry Support

This page provides links to the efforts of TPSA member companies, the EPA and agricultural organizations in maintaining bee health standards through safe practices.

EPA Pollinator Protection Labeling
Labeling for applications of Nitroguadinine and Neonicotinoid Insecticides

Details of new EPA labeling – July 21, 2015  
EPA Pollinator Protection Details 

EPA Pollinator Bee Advisory Box – Sept. 27, 2013
www.epa.gov/pesticides/ecosystem/pollinator/bee-label-info-lrt.pdf   

Explanation of  “Bee Box” 
www.epa.gov/pesticides/ecosystem/pollinator/bee-label-info-graphic.pdf 

EPA Letter to Registrants of Nitroguadinine Neonicotinoid Insecticides  –  August 15, 2013 
www.epa.gov/pesticides/ecosystem/pollinator/bee-label-info-ltr.pdf

Bayer CropScience Bee Care
Bayer’s commitment to bee health including the Bayer Bee Care Program,
Bee Health Centers and Bee Health Teams
http://www.beecare.bayer.com

Syngenta Operation Pollinator
http://www.operationpollinator.com

Monsanto – Honey Bee Health
http://www.monsanto.com/improvingagriculture/Pages/honey-bee-health.aspx

Jon Entine, Forbes.com
TPSA acknowledges these are opinion pieces with observations by Jon Entine of the Genetic Literacy Project, for Forbes.com

The Guide to Seed Treatment Stewardship
Produced by American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) and Crop Life American (CLA):
http://seed-treatment-guide.com/

EPA Pollinator Protection Program
http://www.epa.gov/opp00001/ecosystem/pollinator/index.html 

Center for Integrated Pest Management (CIPM)
http://pesticidestewardship.org/PollinatorProtection/Pages/default.aspx

 

2013 Conference

Environmental Toxicology of Pesticide Residues to Pollinators
Troy Anderson, Virginia Tech University

Industry Work to Address Concerns about Bees
Iain Kelly, Bayer CropScience

Bee Health Status Overview
Richard Fell, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University

Indiana’s Bee Mortality Experience: Sampling and Detecting Pesticide Residues in Bees and Pollen
Dave Scott, Office of the Indiana State Chemist

Beekeeping and Agriculture: A Beekeeper’s Perspective
Steven Coy, Coy’s Honey Farm