Biofuels: Nebraska and EPA Look for Solutions to AltEn Ethanol Plant Waste – DTN May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
Agricultural corn seed giants started working on a containment strategy as Nebraska environmental regulators began taking stock of the pesticide and fungicide contamination at an ethanol plant that processed treated […]

Iowa: Check FieldWatch Before Pesticide Applications Apr 23, 2021

🕔Apr 23, 2021
Prepare for a safe pesticide application season by checking the FieldWatch registry before making pesticide applications. The FieldWatch registry provides easy-to-use, accurate, and secure online tools to enhance communications and awareness […]

California Almonds: Pollination – Hive Strength and Bee Health, Safety Feb 18, 2021

🕔Feb 18, 2021
Hive strength For a successful harvest, start the season strong. A large crop at harvest requires good bee activity at bloom in the orchard. The current UC general recommendation for […]

Neonics: Some Uses Could Benefit Bees, Says Study Dec 2, 2019

🕔Dec 2, 2019
The story of neonicotinoids is growing more nuanced. Europe has banned outdoor use of three of these insecticides to protect bee populations. Two other neonicotinoids are still permitted, but little […]

Bee Health: Protecting Pollinators from Pesticides – Everyone Plays a Part Aug 4, 2017

🕔Aug 4, 2017
Overview On January 12, 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final “Policy to Mitigate the Acute Risk to Bees from Pesticide Products.”  This policy outlines EPA’s label statements […]

Neonic Seed Treatments: Yield Benefits vs.Potential Harm – Study Draws Conclusion – DTN May 23, 2017

🕔May 23, 2017
Farmers aren’t the only ones buzzing around busily during spring planting season. Honey bees also pick up their foraging pace at this time of year, when pollen sources abound. That […]

Indiana Corn: Neonics Pose Risk to Honey Bees, Yield Benefits Elusive May 22, 2017

🕔May 22, 2017
Nearly every foraging honey bee in the state of Indiana will encounter neonicotinoids during corn planting season, and the common seed treatments produced no improvement in crop yield, according to […]

Honey Bees: UT Study Finds Agriculture Is Actually Beneficial May 3, 2017

🕔May 3, 2017
While recent media reports have condemned a commonly used agricultural pesticide as detrimental to honey bee health, scientists with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture have found that the […]

California Almonds: Protecting Honey Bees During Bloom Jan 25, 2017

🕔Jan 25, 2017
With almond bloom on the horizon, it is time to revisit best management practices for protecting pollinators (e.g. honey bees) during this critical time.

California Almonds: Protecting Honey Bees During Bloom Jan 19, 2017

🕔Jan 19, 2017
With almond bloom on the horizon, it is time to revisit best management practices for protecting pollinators during this critical time. Remember that communication is key during the bloom period. […]

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