Citrus Frustrated with Bee-Friendly Restrictions

Taylor HillmanCitrus, Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops

Oranges on branch
Another issue citrus leaders have with the Department of Pesticide Regulations is the continued guidelines and restrictions on crop treatments that are put in place to aid bees.

Frustrated with Bee-Friendly Restrictions

California Citrus Mutual President Joel Nelson says citrus growers are finding it hard to balance bee-friendly activities and necessary crop protections in their groves. Nelson says the increase in restrictions will hurt them in the fight against the Asian citrus psyllid.