Loc: Waterloo, NY
Neonicotinoid pesticides are used as seed treatments on an estimated 95% of the U.S. corn crop. This is an additional layer of toxins in addition to the genetically engineered internal insecticide (Bt) AND the herbicide tolerant traits which allow the crops to be sprayed with glyphosate (Roundup).
Ontario first in North America to curb bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides
Farmers and the province have agreed to rules for reduction that begins July 1, while the manufacturer maintains the controversial insecticide is safe.