Puerto Rico’s refusal to allow aerial spraying of insecticides likely worsened the Zika virus outbreak on the island, according to the EPA’s top official overseeing its Zika response efforts.
Upstate New York is closer to seeing the release of moths that have been genetically engineered to produce non-viable larvae, a move that will likely stoke concerns over the regulation of bioengineered insects this summer. Read moreRead More »
American cotton producers of a certain age can attest to how much of a blessing Bt traits have been on the farm. Bollgard first appeared in 1996, and farmers were suddenly able to control earworm and tobacco budworms without the excessive spraying they had become accustomed to. Years later, a[…]Read More »