According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 18 to 20 percent of commercial cropland receives some sort of aerial application.
At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.
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.
Over 23 percent of honeybee colonies died last year, an improvement from nearly 30 percent mortality previously.
The European Union has clamped down on an anti-browning chemical, effectively banning the import of apples and pears from the U.S. and Canada.
What "organic" means to the USDA and what it means to consumers may be two different things.
Scientists in Tasmania are tracking bees with tiny wireless devices in an effort to understand why hives are collapsing.
Beekeepers are pushing the EPA to consider impact on pollinators when reviewing new pesticides.
With rootworms building resistance to GM corn that makes its own pesticide, seed companies are working on new crops that target the insects’ genes.
Some microbiologists are focused on how to harness the good things microbes can do, with the goal of increasing farmers’ yields.
Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.
New research has shown for the first time a strong link between some fungicides and sick bees.
No one factor is to blame for mass bee deaths, but industrial diets may be making bees more susceptible to harmful pesticide exposure.
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.
As evidence mounts for the link between neonicontinoid use and bee deaths, a group of concerned Americans is bring suit against the EPA.
New study finds a correlation between commonly-ingested chemicals and allergies.
After years of exposure, weeds are beginning to adapt to Roundup. As a result, farmers are using more chemicals, according to a recent study from Benbrook.
Turns out honeybees aren't the only pollinators who need to worry about pesticides.
A new research meta-analysis shows no health benefits to eating organic. Critics say it misses the point.