Neonicotinoids threaten bee populations, but instead of limiting their use, researchers look to evergreens and prairie strips for minimizing the threat.
A new study is adding to evidence that a popular class of pesticides can harm wild bees, like bumblebees.
A new study conducted across Europe finds that seeds coated with neonicotinoid pesticides harm bees living nearby, but the damage depends on local conditions.
Two scientists agree that pesticide-laden dust from planting equipment kills bees, but they're proposing different solutions.
President-elect Donald Trump hasn't said much about food and farm policy, but the coming years will likely see profound battles over food and nutrition.
In Canada, the province of Ontario is trying to crack down on pesticides called "neonics," with mixed results.
Minnesota's governor has ordered new restrictions on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, which have been blamed for killing bees.
A new study from Purdue University looks at how non-crop plants expose honeybees to pesticides.
Ortho is part of the Miracle-Gro family. The company says it decided to phase out neonics from its home and garden products.
Jonathan Lundgren’s work has included extensive examination of neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides widely used by farmers to control pest damage to corn.
Hotels are made for solitary bees that don't swarm or have a hive. Researchers hope they will preserve bee habitat and allow for research on population decline.
The White House's plan outlines how to save habitat and promote research. Some environmentalists wonder if it goes far enough to protect pollinators.
A new study suggests that bees could get addicted to foods laced with nicotine-like pesticides.
A day on, not a day off, for local food organizations. Haggis and mashed rutabaga for Burns Supper. And, ranchers get critical of federal beef checkoff program.
After studying 64 test plots of soybeans, the EPA did not see a significant difference in yields between plants treated with neonics and those without.
We spend much of today's show walking around the garden at the White Violet Center. Berries for dessert. And, does the Midwest have a new energy crop?
Farmers have used insecticides on their crops for decades, so many farmers are skeptical that these seed coatings are now killing bees.
A new Harvard study shows the strongest links yet between neonicotinoid pesticides and mass bee deaths over the last decade.
Beekeepers are pushing the EPA to consider impact on pollinators when reviewing new pesticides.
Bees have been dying worldwide, causing concern for global food supply. This week, the EU has taken a step to protect the bees from pesticides.