Neonicotinoid manufacturers are rallying around a 2015 industry-sponsored study that concluded that growers see significant yield and economic benefits from using neonicotinoids in corn and soybeans, among other crops.
Introducing genes for herbicide resistance into a crop permits it to be sprayed with weedkiller that really does then kill nothing but weeds. But that works only until the weeds themselves develop resistance to the poison. Read moreRead More »
“Our first goal is to negotiate ourselves out of the saber rattling that has occurred and to make sure that these market disruptions do not have a permanent impact,” Perdue said at a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies.[…]Read More »