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National Pollinator week continues as we look at how flowers attract certain pollinators to the benefit of the flower and agriculturalists.

Carrie Eberle University of Wyoming assistant professor of agronomy and cropping systems worked on a study with the Minnesota honey bee industry a while back. She says different flowers are designed to attract different pollinators

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Pollinators are a vital part of agriculture and for National Pollinator week we are looking at different ways pollinators and ag producers work together.

When Hunnicutt Farms of Giltner decided to expand into organic soybeans Zach Hunnicutt said the organic guidelines led them to look at planting pollinator habitat

Hunnicutt said they had seen some research showing increased soybean yields around pollinator habitats, not dramatic, but enough to make them want to give it a try.

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