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Coordinating pollination for better crop, profits

Plastic sheets on test plots where alkali bees emerge. PROSSER, Wash. – Huge, colorful plastic squares decorating a farm field in the Touchet Valley may look like works by environmental artist Christo, but they’re really part of an experiment to help producers of alfalfa seed realize higher profits. Alfalfa farmers in the area produce seed […]