Pollinator Protection

New Labeling for Neonicotinoid Pesticides

These documents, a graphical representation of the new bee advisory box and two letters to pesticide registrants, describe steps we have taken to change pesticide labels so they better protect bees by being clearer and more precise in their directions for pesticide application. The revised labels include specific limits such as “Do not apply this product while bees are foraging. Do not apply this product until flowering is complete and all petals have fallen ….”

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