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Governor’s order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly

In response to a decline in Minnesota’s honeybee population, Gov. Mark Dayton issued an executive order to limit usage of pesticides which are harming them. Limitations of neonicotinoids have the potential to increase the population of insects that have a big impact on our agriculture. Minnesota may be setting an example for other states to follow.

 

Read more about what Minnesota is doing to protect honeybees here.

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