Pollinator Support Plan Outline

  • Farm Information
  • Cover Crop Selection & Management
  • Dedicated Pollinator Habitat
  • Mowing Practices
  • Pest Management
  • Pollinator Monitoring
  • Tillage Practices
  • Water Sources
  • Use of Managed Pollinators



Example Plans:

Example Plan 1

Example Plan 2

Example Plan 3

Cover Crop Selection & Management:

Cover Cropping For Pollinators And Beneficial Insects

Pollinator Friendly Cover Crops For Vegetable Producers

Example annual cover crops for pollinators seed and bloom calendar

Example short-term perennial and annual cover crops for pollinators bloom calendar

Dedicated Pollinator Habitat:

Pollinator Nesting How To Guide

Know Your 5 - Native Plants

Pollinator Plants By Season

Nocturnal Pollinator Guide

Mowing Practices:

Creating Wildflower Meadows From Scratch Or By Simply Changing Mowing Regimes

Mowing For Pollinators: Hosting Pollinators On Diversified Farms

Pest Management:

VAAFM Protection Of Bees Rule

FAQs For VAAFM Protection Of Bees Rule

Managing Pests While Protecting Pollinators

Perimeter Trap Crop Example

Pollinator Monitoring:

Streamlined Bee Monitoring

Self Reporting Sample Data Sheet For Crop Pollinator Monitoring

Tillage Practices:

Tillage Practices ⋆ Bee Better Certified®

Water Sources:

Provide Water Sources For Pollinators

Pollinator Portraits: Hover Flies And Water

Use of Managed Pollinators:

Protecting Wild Bee Crop Pollination Services: Commercial Bumble Bee Best Management Practices

Tips On Fencing To Protect Managed Bees From Predators

Crop Pollination and Key Pollinators:

Know Your 5, Squash

Know Your 5, Strawberries

Know Your 5, Blueberries

Know Your 5, Brambles

Know Your 5, Apples

Know Your 5, Stone Fruit

Know Your 5, Tomatillos and Ground Cherries