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Stakeholders Asked to Participate in Pesticide-Pollinator Awareness Survey

January 15, 2016

 

ATTENTION: beekeepers, growers/landowners and pesticide users

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has developed a Managed  Pollinator Protection Plan (MP3), whose purpose is  to establish a systematic and comprehensive approach to mitigate the risks of pesticides to bees and other pollinators while supporting both crop protection and insect pollination. Most importantly, this MP3 is developed through open communication and coordination among key stakeholders; beekeepers, growers/landowners, and pesticide users.

We now invite you to participate in a state-wide pesticide-pollinator awareness survey that aims to collect important background information about the current state of knowledge, common practices, concerns, and other relevant information about pesticides and pollinators in Florida, directly from its stakeholders.

The information obtained with this survey will be used to measure the success of the Managed Pollinator Protection Plan over time and will help tailor our outreach efforts.

This survey is completely anonymous, and no one, not even FDACS, will be able to associate you or your company with any of the responses.


Completing this survey will take approximately 10-15 minutes.
Please choose and only complete the survey that most closely reflects your role in Florida Agriculture.

Grower Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PPPgrower

Applicator Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PPPapplicator

Beekeeper Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PPPbeekeeper
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you for your time.

Jeanette Klopchin

Pollinator Protection Specialist

Division of Agricultural Environmental Services

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

(850) 459-5714 mobile

(386) 418-5515 office

jeanette.klopchin@freshfromflorida.com

www.floridabeeprotection.org

Greetings Colleagues and Stakeholders – Please help FDACS  distribute this important pollinator–pesticide awareness survey to your contact lists. We appreciate your continued support and promotion. Use of social media is encouraged!

 

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