The World Health Organization declared Friday that it no longer considers Zika and the neurological complications it causes to be a global public-health emergency, saying the crisis had entered a new phase and would require sustained resources.
Purdue University entomologist Ian Kaplan and his team have received a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture to fund their research into the environmental, ecological and socioeconomic effects of neonicotinoid pesticide use. Read more about Kaplan and the grant here.Read More »
Second Lady Karen Pence and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are looking to draw attention to declining numbers of honeybees by unveiling a beehive at the vice presidential residence. Read moreRead More »