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  1. Re: You friendly aerial applicator giving the Northwest guys a heads up.

    Thanks, never tried one of these deals!

    So the little white dots are the boxes and you can kind of see that they are sitting in sagebrush with bare ground around. That bare ground is the little...
  2. Re: Your friendly aerial applicator giving the Northwest guys a heads up.

    Although there certainly are products on the list advertised as toxic to bees two more suggested products, Beleaf and Onager, are also lacking a "toxic to bees" statement on their labels.
    If this...
  3. Re: Your friendly aerial applicator giving the Northwest guys a heads up.

    Guys/Gals,
    Since we are getting closer and have a handle on many of the specific products to be used I have spent the afternoon looking over labels of possible products.
    You'll be happy to know (I...
  4. Re: You friendly aerial applicator giving the Northwest guys a heads up.

    It does look like we are going to pretty much do the first two applications no matter what is happening due to the serious nature of these bugs. Then it sounds like we could go to situation normal...
  5. Re: You friendly aerial applicator giving the Northwest guys a heads up.

    Just checking back in for a further advisory. Still a lot up in the air (no pun intended) about ZC but it is gaining focus and concern.
    Here are a few pieces of the most recent information on ideas...
  6. Re: You friendly aerial applicator giving the Northwest guys a heads up.

    Thanks for the thoughts.

    I meant "Your" in the title by the way.

    I just think this one could be really bad if we aren't all on the same page. It's not like we never spray insecticide on the...
  7. Your friendly aerial applicator giving the Northwest guys a heads up.

    FYI for the Northwest bee keepers operating in the vicinity of potato ground;

    A new psyllid carrying a disease vector that is extremely hazardous to potatoes has shown up in...
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    Re: Crop Dusting Problems

    rocky,
    At least it sounds as though you suffered some loss that something good will, or has, come out of it. Reasonable education in both directions is the best way for sure. I encourage trying to...
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    Re: Crop Dusting Problems

    Unfortunately right now almost all commodities are priced high as I noticed this summer we were taking care of things like wheat that we normally wouldn't. Generally where insecticide applications...
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    Re: Crop Dusting Problems

    I have heard those distance numbers as well in my short time trying to make this thing better for all of us. That is a lot to ask for in a production ag area, especially considering that they could...
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    Re: Crop Dusting Problems

    I hope I might share some perspective and get some clarification on some statements made above by making this post.
    First of all I would like to start by saying that bee protection nationwide has...
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