35 minutes | Jun 12th 2020

Season 3 Episode 7 - Better Pollination in Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Pumpkins, and Pickles

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Did you know that 70% of pollination in watermelon crops comes from NATIVE bees and other pollinators? It makes economic and environmental sense to focus on Integrated Pest Management as a core strategy to control pests and improve yields. Join Elizabeth Long and Laura Ingwell, Purdue Entomology, and Dennis Nowaskie, Southwest Purdue Ag Center, as they discuss the impacts of neonics and fungicides - including from prior and neighboring commodity crops like corn and soybeans.

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