Ortho is part of the Miracle-Gro family. The company says it decided to phase out neonics from its home and garden products.
As a major agricultural player, Argentina is a place whose rural problems raise eyebrows in U.S. farm country.
Jonathan Lundgren’s work has included extensive examination of neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides widely used by farmers to control pest damage to corn.
Farmers have used insecticides on their crops for decades, so many farmers are skeptical that these seed coatings are now killing bees.
Turns out honeybees aren't the only pollinators who need to worry about pesticides.
Volunteers for the Bloomington Community Orchard are working hard to attract pollinators by building honeybee hives, mason bee homes and bird houses.
New studies show the impacts a popular insecticide is having on bee colonies.