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Pesticide firms compete to showcase bee-protection programmes Published 21 May 2013 The European Union announced earlier this month it would ban the class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, or "neonics," used for corn and other crops as well as
This time they're attacking a widely used and safe new insecticide, but their assertions and real agendas are nothing new. Modern environmentalism rose to ascendancy on opposition to pesticides, specifically DDT. If the environmentalists win on DDT,
tool goes here A recent EPA report on the continuing decline of the bee population lists several probable causes. One of the suspected reasons may be the lack of a diversified diet for the bees. A fairly obvious problem may be that when hives of bees
A major victory for the world's bee populations has been achieved in Europe, where a majority of European Union (EU) member states voted recently to ban the use of bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides across the entire continent for at least two
Survey shows heavy loss of pollinators is further evidence of mysterious disorder that has destroyed colonies for seven years.
He maintained it, but we had the pleasure of observing the bees hard at work and we looked forward to enjoying some of their honey once they were established. This year, when the days started to turn warmer, we anxiously watched for signs of life in
Associated Press A new federal report blames a combination of problems for a mysterious and dramatic disappearance of U.S. honeybees since 2006. The intertwined factors cited include a parasitic mite, multiple viruses, bacteria, poor nutrition,
Britain's long-suffering farmers will see their costs soar by £200m a year after the European Union voted this week to ban nerve-agent pesticides blamed for causing mass die-offs in bees, the National Farmers' Union (NFU) has claimed. The cost of
This A new federal report blames a combination of problems for a mysterious and dramatic disappearance of U.S. honeybees since 2006. The factors cited include a parasitic mite, multiple viruses, bacteria, poor nutrition and pesticides. Experts say
42 PM Text Size: tool goes here The Vineyard Farmer's Market will celebrate one of agriculture's hardest group of workers: the honey bee. The annual Bee My Honey Festival is Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to noon.