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Worrying about wild bees: A field study of the impacts of neonicotinoids

While many people are familiar with honey bees, wild native bees still seem to be flying under the radar.  Often, this is because of the commercial use of honey bees ( 633 more words

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Rice Seeds Treated with Neonicotinoids May Produce Higher Yields, But Economic Benefits Depend on Insect Pressure

By Richard Levine

In October 2014, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a report that stated there were no economic benefits for soybean growers who use seed that is pre-treated with insecticides known as neonicotinioids. 636 more words

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When I first moved to Central PA over 20 years ago the honey bee abounded. The little suckers were everywhere and that made sense because Lancaster County is home to the most fertile, unirrigated soil in the country. 52 more words

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