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.
While U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue got to enjoy the show, he reflected on the work he has to do in Washington D.C. and those dealing with the wreckage of Hurricane Harvey. Read moreRead More »
The Missouri Department of Agriculture said it hopes to be able to lift its ban on the herbicide dicamba as early as this week, a restriction it ordered after complaints that use of the weed killer by some farmers was damaging crops in adjacent fields. Read moreRead More »