Bee experts warn that novices may be inadvertently putting their hives in danger by not keeping the mite population in check.
Colorado’s Insectary began in response to a peach pest called oriental fruit moth that devastated the local crop in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service survey, varroa mites were the top colony stressor for beekeeping operations with five or more colonies.
Ortho is part of the Miracle-Gro family. The company says it decided to phase out neonics from its home and garden products.
The European Union is drawing battle lines over whether to renew a license for glyphosate, an herbicide the World Health Organization says is linked to cancer.
A chemical safety bill that the US House passed last year includes a provision that could help Monsanto get lawsuits dismissed.
A new UCLA report shows that combinations of commonly used pesticides can create toxic cocktails that increase health risks.
As a major agricultural player, Argentina is a place whose rural problems raise eyebrows in U.S. farm country.
Researchers explain that moving bee hives across long distances, as is common in the U.S. to pollinate crops, speeds up the process of disease spread.
An alien pest was found in Florida last month in Miami-Dade County, where an infestation could devastate its $1.6 billion agriculture industry.
There’s no such thing as a government-sanctioned certification for organic marijuana in large part, because growing or using marijuana is still a federal crime.
A study found that farmers who go organic are often subject to a “weedy field bad farmer” mentality in their communities.
In the past few years, Monsanto has purchased weather analysis companies and big data firms. The company now wants to buy the Swiss chemical company, Syngenta.
Green thumbs modify their gardens to suit their aging bodies. Two pesto recipes use carrot tops and mint. And, unwelcome pesticides on organic farms.
White Violet Center hopes organic certification will differentiate them from other growers. Strawberry bread pudding with Jackie Howard. Pesticides and pot.
The parts of the federal government that regulate agricultural pesticide use want nothing to do with legalized marijuana.
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.
Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.
We go around the world of urban gardens with Jennifer Cockrall-King. Harvest Public Media has two stories about dairy. Brussels spouts plus polenta on the menu.