The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently banned 12 products containing neonicotinoid, a pesticide that functions similarly to nicotine. from Business Insider magazine by Aria Bendix Neonicotinoids have been linked to impaired memory, flight-movement, and death in bees, critical to the world’s crop production. 7 of the recently banned pesticides are used to protect crops…
Many they think organic is natural and pesticide-free. In general, then these terms not correct. Organic farmers also have many insect pests to manage, weather systems to navigate, and a host of issues that the rest of us wouldn’t dream of.
Who looks for gluten certified products? How large is the market of this label-reading crowd? They tend to avoid many kinds of pasta, bread, cookies, and cakes which average Americans love to consume.
Once an important hardwood timber tree, the American chestnut became overwhelmingly susceptible to chestnut blight. This was caused by an Asian bark fungus accidentally imported into North America.
In this blog, we review how do Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) differ from hybrid plants. Later this week we will take on the Pros and Cons of GMOs. What’s the concern?