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Bee "colony collapse" another environmental hoax

Ezra Levant of TheRebel.media has been following an eco-scam for a future years now: the idea that bees are dying at an alarming rate — and that somehow humans have something to do with it. 41 more words

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Sugarcane Aphids Found in SC - 2017

For those growing grain sorghum, be aware that sugarcane aphids have recently been found in SC.  They are not known to overwinter in SC and travel North from Florida, Texas, and Louisiana each year. 90 more words

Insect Control

Scouting for onion thrips

Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci) feed on more than just onions; they also feed on cabbage, leaf lettuce, a variety of other vegetables and fruits, field crops, and many weed species. 845 more words

Pest Management

Nation’s Beekeepers Lost 33 Percent of Bees in 2016-17

The University of Maryland/Bee Informed Partnership informs us that Beekeepers across the United States lost 33 percent of their honey bee colonies during the year spanning April 2016 to April 2017, according to the latest preliminary results of an annual nationwide survey. 669 more words

Scientist thrashes Rachel Carlson for her genocide

Physician, vaccine maker and advocate Dr. Paul Offit penned a necessary but confusing drubbing of the Mother Goddess of the environmentalist movement, Rachel Carson. His criticism is uneven, though. 556 more words

Environmentalism

BEAUTIFUL WINGED FRIENDS-save the butterflies from neonicotinoid pesticides & insecticides

Change.org

Maya Winkler Los Angeles, CA

WHO is being affected?

Butterflies are the underdog pollinators.  While bees contribute to the pollination of a majority of plants, butterflies pollinate a number of different plant populations worldwide with their unique abilities.   609 more words

Environment

Insect pests of pepper fruit

There is a long list of insects that can damage field pepper fruit in Ontario. Many cause significant damage on their own, but they also provide a means of entry for rot organisms. 631 more words

Pest Management