Environment

ENVIRONMENT

Beekeepers Expect “Worst Year for Bees”

January 23, 2013 2

“We’re facing the extinction of a species.” That’s what one Midwest-based large-scale commercial beekeeper told me last week at the annual gathering of the American Honey Producers Association (AHPA). And he meant it. Bee losses […]

ENVIRONMENT

EPA Confirms Rootworm Resistance in Corn

January 18, 2013 1

WORTHINGTON, Minn. — The Environmental Protection Agency has verified for the first time that some corn rootworms have developed resistance to genetically modified corn sold by Monsanto. Rootworm resistance is suspected in a number of […]

ENVIRONMENT

Floods Cause GM Crop Surge Fears

January 10, 2013 3

Poor weather throughout 2012 could see Somerset farmers upping pressure to legalise genetically-modified crops to increase their chances of a good yield. Last year began with a serious three-month drought, resulting in most of the […]

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