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EPA says pesticide harms bees in some cases

posted on January 8, 2016 at 4:59 PM

A major pesticide harms honeybees when used on cotton and citrus but not on other big crops like corn, berries and tobacco, the Environmental Protection Agency found. Full Story

National Beekeeper of Year Focuses on Dying Bees

posted on April 12, 2013 at 7:59 AM

LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- A Utah man is trying to use his recognition as this year's national beekeeper of the year to focus attention on a major threat to the industry: colony collapse disorder. Darren Cox of Cache County, who has 5,000 hives in Utah,... Full Story

EU Proposal To Protect Bees Stirs Hornets' Nest

posted on February 1, 2013 at 1:15 PM

Proposal restricts the use of three pesticides. Full Story

Clothianidin Pesticide Harms Honeybees And Must Be Banned, Beekeepers Claim

posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:39 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Commercial beekeepers and environmental organizations filed a petition Wednesday, asking federal regulators to suspend use of a pesticide they say harms honeybees. The group is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection... Full Story

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