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Growing Green: Protecting Pollinators in Your Garden

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No matter how you receive your news, you have undoubtedly heard recent stories about the precipitous decline in bee populations in recent years.  Whether due to Colony Collapse Disorder, where for still unknown reasons, worker bees simply abandon the hive; or the reckless use of neonicotinoid insecticides (neonics), which are fatal to bees; the declining bee population is bad news for bee keepers and farmers alike.

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Robin Trott

Robin Trott is a Horticulture Educator with University of Minnesota Extension.

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