Earthjustice – Bees and Beekeepers (EarthJusctice) It’s been a particularly terrible summer for bees. Recently, the U.S. EPA announced it is allowing the bee-killing pesticide sulfoxaflor back on the market. And just a few weeks prior, the USDA announced it is suspending data collection for its annual honeybee survey, which provides critical information to… Continue reading

7 Ag Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

From: ERS, NIFA relocation, dwindling orange groves in California and proposal to redo H-2A Need a quick catch up on the news? Here are seven ag stories you might have missed this week. 1. The Labor Department has announced changes to the H-2A temporary agricultural worker program. The American… Continue reading

Rogue GMO Wheat – July 16, 2019

USDA identifies two Monsanto strains in rogue GMO wheat in Washington State The GMO wheat discovered growing wild in a Washington State field this spring actually sprouted from two different strains developed by Monsanto, the USDA announced over the weekend. Genetically engineered wheat is not approved for cultivation anywhere in… Continue reading