Consumer and Producer Perceptions and Preferences for Pollinator Friendly Labeling Practices in the US Green Industry
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Khachatryan, Hayk, Xuan Wei, and Alicia Rihn. 2020. “Consumer and Producer Perceptions and Preferences for Pollinator Friendly Labeling Practices in the US Green Industry”. EDIS 2020 (5), 5.


Increasing consumer interest in sustainable products and in protecting bees and other pollinator insects may be reducing demand for plants grown using neonicotinoids. This 5-page fact sheet written by Hayk Khachatryan, Xuan Wei, and Alicia Rihn and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department summarizes consumer and producer perceptions about neonicotinoid-related regulations and labeling practices and identifies discrepancies between consumer and producer preferences for different pollinator friendly labeling phrases.
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