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  • Protect Our Pollinators

    It’s Easy Being Green, Just Say No   By Dennis L. Patton, M.S., County Horticulture Agent, K-State Research and Extension/Johnson County “Protect our pollinators!” has become a mantra in the gardening world. Lead by the work of Monarch...

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  • Organic Does Not Mean Pesticide-free

    By Dennis L. Patton, M.S., County Horticulture Agent, K-State Research and Extension/Johnson County I was flying home after attending a recent conference. Seated next to me was a very pleasant person. We struck up a typical causal airplane conversation....

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  • Biopesticides: Eco-Friendly Pest Control

    Food security and environmental stewardship are two subjects on the minds of most individuals involved with agriculture.  The misuse of conventional pesticides, in many cases, has led to pest resistance, population resurgence and pesticide residues. ...

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