Campaign Promotes Best Neonicotinoid Practices

Josh McGill Pesticides

Growing Matters has kicked off its annual BeSure! campaign to promote best stewardship practices when using neonicotinoid products. Using a wide range of media channels, the campaign reminds growers, crop protection applicators and others to follow label directions to minimize any potential impact on pollinators and other wildlife.  Since its inception in 2019, the BeSure! campaign is estimated to have …

Growing Matters: Remembering Applicator Safety

Josh McGill Growing Matters, News from our Sponsor

The 2022 BeSure campaign from the Growing Matters Coalition centers on using crop protection safely and responsibly.  Protecting bees and other wildlife is a key element of best management practices. Along with pollinator health concerns, applicator safety is also another critical aspect of good stewardship. Craig Campbell, senior scientist for field R&D for Valent USA, said that safety should be …

Growing Matters: Following Label Directions Is the First Part of Protecting Pollinators

Josh McGill Growing Matters, News from our Sponsor

Label directions serve as one of the most important points in keeping pollinators safe and healthy when making an application of crop protection materials. The 2022 BeSure campaign from the Growing Matters Coalition highlights the importance of protecting pollinators in agricultural systems, by using best management practices. Frank Wong, industry affairs lead at Bayer Crop Science, said that the first …