The restrictions are prompted by concerns that neonicotinoid pesticides contribute to the mortality of bees, birds, and butterflies, putting at risk that sector of the nation’s food supply that relies on them for pollination.
In January, Kentucky approved 209 applications from growers to cultivate up to 12,800 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2017. Read moreRead More »
The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has approved federally mandated training sessions for pesticide applicators to apply three products that incorporate the active ingredient dicamba. Read moreRead More »