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Integrating wildflowers into cattle pastures for pollinator conservation

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Field season is in full swing at our sites in Virginia and Tennessee. In addition to our ongoing data collection on cattle weight gain, vegetation surveys, and pollinator preference counts, this year we will also begin receiving data on pollinator abundance from a team of citizen scientist volunteers.

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Follow the link below to read a press release about our project by staff at Virginia Tech.


This research is generously funded by the USDA NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant program and the USDA NIFA.