Pioneers in Eco-Agriculture | The Bees in Decline
I think pests have ceased to be seen as pests. It belongs in a mindset of a. Different way of looking at nature by dividing it up into good and bad and. Rather than seeing it as a whole, a whole living thing, that gets ill, gets better.". Spraying plants (with chemicals) also damages the plants. There’s less photosynthesis because spraying forms a protective layer. With insects you can control pests really well and the food produced this way is super clean.". The first key advantage of organic farming.
The Solution Report | The Bees in Decline
The use of herbicides in industrial farming diminishes floral resources available to bees in arable fields and field margins whilst the use of herbicides and mineral fertilizers on grasslands has left them impoverished and with few floral resources for bees. The solution to these problems is to employ ecological farming which does not use synthetic chemicals pesticides and herbicides. Habitat enhancement with wild flower strips. Native pollen and nectar flower and legume seed mixes should be encouraged u...