As the Zika virus outbreak spreads, environmental groups and federal officials are increasing their scrutiny of the practice of aerial insecticide spraying to combat the mosquitoes that spread the disease.
A new video series produced by the Integrated Crop Pollination Project will guide growers through the process of establishing new flowering habitats for bees, from selecting and preparing a good site to seeding and maintaining a successful, diverse, weed-free stand of wildflowers. Read moreRead More »
Producers of some pesticides in Brazil will, for the first time, be required to study their products’ potential toxic effects on bees. IBAMA, the enforcement arm of the Environment Ministry, announced March 1 that an ordinance (No. 2/2017) has been issued covering existing Brazil-registered pesticides suspected of having toxic effects[…]Read More »