Cornell Pollinator Network Releases Pesticide Decision Guide

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University recently released A Pesticide Decision-Making Guide to Protect Pollinators in Tree Fruit Orchards. The 30-page online guide provides at-a-glance perspectives on best choices for protecting tree fruit crops while protecting pollinators. This guide helps growers and pesticide applicators understand and compare the acute toxicity and synergistic effects of different pesticides on pollinators, helping them choose a product that is effective against target pests but poses minimal risk to bees.