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.
Volunteers for the Bloomington Community Orchard are working hard to attract pollinators by building honeybee hives, mason bee homes and bird houses.
Moya Andrews is the host of the show Focus on Flowers, our resident flower lady, and boy does she know her stuff. But you won't catch her snacking on flowers!
Researchers in Australia may have come up with a potent but environmentally-friendly pest control strategy. They have spider evolution to thank for it.
In a now-defunct factory in Nitro, West Virginia, Monsanto manufactured the herbicide used in Agent Orange for two decades.
With his 30 hives, Rob Green brings plenty of experience to the classes he teaches at the Indiana Beekeeping School.
China is no stranger to food controversy, leaving some consumers wondering if they can trust Chinese foods labeled as "organic."
You want to avoid pesticides but you're on a budget. The "Dirty Dozen" to the rescue!
An herbicide once touted as an environmentally friendly option to traditional herbicides is responsible for thousands of tree deaths.
We speak with Tracy Hunter, a third generation beekeeper. Bees are in trouble and two filmmakers want you to know. And, beets and honey make a sweet condiment.