You may have heard the news yesterday that the EU has voted to ban neonics (neonicotinoids) in Europe, putting a more permanent stamp on the temporary ban that had been in place since 2013. Meanwhile, in the US, the use of neonics has increased to a point where a large percentage of several major crops, … Continue reading The EU bans neonics. What will the US do?
In this post I will examine a case often cited by Bayer & Co. as evidence that neonicotinoids are safe for bees. This is part two of an impartial investigation into whether neonicotinoids (neoincs) are harmful to honey bees. I have nothing to gain from a position on either side of this debate and have … Continue reading Examination of evidence that neonicotinoids are safe for bees