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Bees Being Used To Spread Biopesticides In Some Crops

(IARN) —¬†Protecting pollinators has been an issue facing agriculture for some time. The trick is to find a way to effectively eliminate crop-destroying pests while not hurting our fuzzy friends the bees. It is a very fine line to walk. Now, a Canadian company is looking at how bees could be our allies in the fight against these unwanted pests.

Greg Faust is with Bee Vectoring Technologies. He says they are taking a natural approach to protect crops by enlisting the very bees we are trying to protect. By using biopesticides, the bees can help us spread weapons against the diseases other pests carry.

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Story courtesy of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network.