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NRM top tips - January: the month of the European honey bee

For the month of January, the top NRM tip is: think beyond the crop, consider your surrounding natural areas. 

To improve the abundance and diversity of natural predators and pollinators (like the European honey bee), consider native vegetation as part of your cropping system. Research shows that native vegetation along field edges can increase pest control in the field, and if pressure is still high, pollination can reduce the yield loss.

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