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 south Texas, this was going to be one of the best years farmers had seen in a while. The cotton crop was projected to bring in record prices and even clear out many families’ debts. But the massive rainfall, winds and a slow drying-out process from Harvey have left[…]Read More »
A Montgomery Circuit Court judge has ruled against the county’s ban on the use of cosmetic pesticides on lawns, dealing a major setback to environmental advocates who argued that chemicals in the products are unsafe. Read moreRead More »