New studies shed light on insecticide’s effect on bees, economic consequences of climate change

JUDY WOODRUFF: Time now for our weekly segment on science and technology, the Leading Edge. And this week, Hari Sreenivasan is here with an update on a pair of important stories. HARI SREENIVASAN: They are important findings and analyses on a pair of stories we have long been covering, the health of bees and the […]

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Pesticides found in honey around the world

Neonicotinoids are the most widely used insecticide in the world. We know that they have negative effects on bees’ health. From: Growth disorders, reduced efficiency in the immune system, to limiting the lifespan of the queen bee. It’s been difficult to pin down sweeping effects on bee populations but now researchers have found more evidence […]

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Md. gives final OK to bill to protect bees from pesticides

THIS IS SOMETHING THAT HURTS ALL OF US. MILLER SAYS THIS BILL WILL GET A BETTER LOOK IN THE SENATE NEXT YEAR. MARYLAND COULD BECOME THE FIRST STATE TO TAKE PESTICIDE THAT HARM IS OFF SHELVES. THERE IS THE POLLINATOR PROTECTION ACT. IF APPROVED, IN 2018 CERTIFIED APPLICATORS, FARMERS AND VETERINARIANS WOULD HAVE TO LIMIT […]

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How to get rid of, kill in-ground yellow jacket wasps for good using Delta Dust ANGRY WASPS

okay so I had a problem here we have Yellowjackets in the ground and this is in the yard of an 87 year old woman and she can’t mow or weed whack around her garden because of these little ground wasps which are Yellowjackets so I’m gonna do something different here I don’t normally use […]

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Cyonara CS Insecticide | ePest Solutions

Hi. I�m Lynn Hitt, president of ePestSolutions. Today, I�d like to talk to you about Cyonara. Cyonara is lamda-cyhalothrin, same active ingredient that�s in the (inaudible) Dominion products and it�s not encapsulated. It�s a very economical product with a little less residual than a microcap product but a very, very quick knockdown because the chemical […]

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Borderland bee keepers and farmers at odds after EPA approves a pesticide harmful to bees

HARD WORK.. PREPARING CROPS FOR HARVEST. HOWEVER THE APPROVA* OF A PESTICIDE HAS BEE LOVERS AND FARMERS AT ODDS. KTSM NINE NEWS REPORTER SHELBY THAT PESTICIDE IS CALLED SULFOXAFLOR THAT HELPS PROTECT CROPS FROM HARMFUL INSECTS AND PESTS BUT MANY BEE EXPERTS OTHER ALTERNATIVES.SUFOFLOR A PESTICIDE BELIEVED TO BE HARMFUL TO BEES HAS BEEN APPROVED […]

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