Honeybees: Virus Transmitting Mite More Dangerous Than Previously Thought, Says Study Jan 30, 2019

    🕔Jan 30, 2019
    Researchers at the University of Sydney have found that the relationship between the tissue-sucking Varroa mite and virulence of a virus of honey bees, has most likely been misunderstood. The […]

    Cotton Industry Disputes EPA Ruling on Neonicotinoid – DTN Jan 7, 2016

    🕔Jan 7, 2016
    The cotton industry is feeling the sting after the EPA concluded that the use of a popular neonicotinoid insecticide in cotton poses a high risk to bees. On Wednesday, the […]

    Herbicides, Not Insecticides, Biggest Threat to Bees Dec 17, 2015

    🕔Dec 17, 2015
    People who care about honeybees know that insecticides and pollinators are usually a bad mix, but it turns out that herbicides used to control weeds can spell even bigger trouble […]

    Mississippi: Research Examines Pesticide Effects on Honeybee Health Dec 17, 2015

    🕔Dec 17, 2015
    USDA researchers tested 42 commonly used pesticides in a realistic field setting to determine their toxicity levels for honeybees. The pesticide study examined 40 insecticides, one herbicide and one fungicide. The […]

    Missouri Pollinator Conservancy Program Feb 27, 2015

    🕔Feb 27, 2015
    In light of recent declines of honeybee populations worldwide, representatives of Missouri’s agricultural producers and beekeepers have developed a set of standard practices that will encourage cooperation and communication among […]

    AgFax Almond Review: Port Dispute – President Dispatches Labor Secretary Feb 13, 2015

    🕔Feb 13, 2015
    West Coast Port Labor Dispute Most U.S. almond export markets have enough stock on hand to carry them through early spring, despite the ongoing West Coast labor dispute and slowdown, […]

    AgFax Almond Review: Current Prices the New Norm; Chinese Walnut Sales Slow Feb 4, 2015

    🕔Feb 4, 2015
    @benthamesclub – This #almond blossom is happening in #Jalon Valley. People travel from all over #Spain to see it! — Tricia Barr (@triciabarrSpain) February 6, 2015 Markets/Trade Ann-Marie Jeffries […]

    Keith Good: EU Member Nations Given Authority to Approve GMO Crops Jan 14, 2015

    🕔Jan 14, 2015
    Biotech Christian Oliver reported yesterday at The Financial Times Online that, “The EU has sought to resolve years of acrimony over the status of genetically modified crops by giving each of its 28 member states the final say […]

    Keith Good: EPA Moving Ahead with Plans to Finalize Clean Water Rule Dec 17, 2014

    🕔Dec 17, 2014
    Regulations Philip Brasher reported yesterday at Agri-Pulse Online that, “Despite stiff opposition from congressional Republicans, EPA is moving ahead with plans to finalize its proposed Clean Water Act rule by this spring, Administrator Gina […]

    Invasive Tawney Crazy Ant – Aphids’ New Best Friend? Maybe. Dec 8, 2014

    🕔Dec 8, 2014
    Sugarcane aphids tore across Texas almost from border to border this year damaging grain and forage sorghum crops. You thought that was bad, right? Meet the tawny crazy ant. The insect that loves […]


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