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  1. Employment
    Research Entomologist DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Agricultural Research Service Open & closing dates 06/04/2018 to 06/08/2018 Salary • $73,884 to $96,049 per year Pay scale & grade GS 12 Work schedule Full-Time Appointment type Permanent Location 1 vacancy in the following location: • Tucson, AZ...
  2. Bee Forum
    The smallest agricultural worker continues to fight a losing battle. Beekeepers in the U.S. lost 44% of their colonies from April 2015 to April 2016, according to the Bee Informed Partnership, which is supported by the USDA and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. “It’s not just the...
  3. Bee Forum
    Our country has lost close to half of the managed bee colonies it had in the 1940s. And what was 670 million monarch butterflies in 1997 has dwindled to a population of 150 million in recovery mode. The proof is in USDA statistics that show Florida has the most bee colonies and honey production...
  4. Bee Forum
    Save Our Bees and Hummingbirds ! An Open Letter to Tom Vilsac, USDA and Lisa Jackson, EPA http://www.ibrattleboro.com/article.php?story=20120327180107290&query=pesticides ( Note: Anthony Samsel is a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists, the Collaborative on Health and the Environment...
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    Yesterday I received a letter in the mail from the USDA, NASS-Indiana Field Office at Purdue. It asked some statistical information dealing with my production and financial information, too. Has anyone else received this? It is not sitting well with me. There is an insert telling me that...
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