Today's cotton newsline is 6 cuts. All cuts are Don Parker, Manager of Integrated Pest Management for the National Cotton Council.
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The Federal Colony Collapse Disorder Steering Committee recently hosted a 2-day National Stakeholder Conference in Alexandria, Virginia, seeking input on issues involving honey bee health. Don Parker, Manager of Integrated Pest Management for the National Cotton Council explains the council's involvement.
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Various stakeholder groups were invited to the conference.
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Stakeholders were divided into groups based on their interests or fields of study.
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Parker explains the complexities involved when studying bees and their pollinating habits.
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A lot of research is still needed to understand the relationship between cotton and bees.
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Local level communications can help resolve many issues according to Parker.