This week's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts.All cuts are Keith Menchey, Manager of Science and Environmental Issues for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1
The National Cotton Council's Environmental Task Force met in Washington, DC, to address pollinators and their impact on cotton pesticide registrations. The Task Force also was updated on the status of conservation programs and activities related to herbicide resistance, endangered species, NPDES permits and spray drift. Keith Menchey, Manager of Science and Environmental Issues for the Council says the Environmental Task Force is an important NCC advisory committee on legislation, regulations and policy regarding pesticides, biotechnology and other environmental issues affecting the US cotton industry.
Suggested Introduction 2
Menchey says Colony Collapse Disorder has been in the news for several years now as scientists try to determine why colonies of bees are dying.
Suggested Introduction 3
Menchey says there were several guest speakers at the Environmental Task Force Meeting.