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Beekeepers approved for product to control varroa mites

by MBJ Staff Published: March 29,2012

Tags: agriculture, beekeepers, bees, federal agency, honey, infestations, mites, parasite, state agency

JACKSON — United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved an emergency exemption that will help Mississippi beekeepers control varroa mite infestations in honeybee colonies, according to Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith. The product receiving emergency exemption under Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) is the miticide HopGuard manufactured by […] [...]

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