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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:01 PM CDT

Nancy the coat-check lady spotted the bee pin on my jacket lapel and immediately started to buzz. I was in New York, at some fancy-pants restaurant for a business meeting, and trying to blend. I'm quickly learning that wearing the bee pin -- a $5 find at a local antique store -- comes with an obligation.

"Oh my gosh...I've been so worried about the bees. I've read all about how the pesticides farmers used are killing the bees," gushed Nancy. Others in the coat-check line swarmed in to join the conversation. One guy had a relative that had lost dozens ...

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