By the time soybean and cotton plants begin flowering and become more attractive to honey bees the levels of neonicotinoid insecticides in seed treatments have declined significantly, according to university research....More
Mississippi State University Extension specialists met with EPA and Delta Council officials to discuss neonicotinoid seed treatments and other environmental issues on Jan. 21. MSU's Angus Catchot talked about the specialists response in a panel discussion at the Delta Ag Expo....More
EPA Assistant Administrator Jim Jones says agriculture needs to help provide the solution to the pollinator health issue that could bring changes in seed treatments and other pesticide applications....More
The National Conservation Systems Conference continued to attract a large number of producers, university scientists and industry members to hear the latest information about new technologies and the agricultural outlook.
Mid-South Extension entomologists update their findings on neonicotinoid insecticide levels in field borders, field crop flowers, nectar and pollen during Beltwide Cotton Conference presentation....More