The Neonicotinoid View: Neonicotinoids Found In The Great Lakes

EPA quote about neonic soybeans

Although industry would like the public to continue to believe that neonicotinoids are not a major environmental problem, they have now shown up in the Great Lakes region. In this segment of The Neonicotinoid View, host June Stoyer and Tom Theobald talk about this recent study as well as other news about the impact of nenonicotinoids.

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NJ Dept Of Ag’s New Rules For Beekeepers

In this segment of The Neonicotinoid View, host June Stoyer and co-host, Tom Theobald talk to Janet Katz, President of the New Jersey Beekeepers Association. She is going to discuss New Jersey’s Department of Agriculture’s decision to restrict beekeeping. Tune in to find out what you need to know and how this may impact other states.

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Discussion With USDA About Honey Bee Health Survey

Thriving Or Dying

Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a survey about honey bee health which has created quite a stir from bee health advocates as well as beekeepers. The survey implies that honey bee populations are increasing. Meanwhile, beekeepers are expressing concerns about the interpretation of this data. In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer discusses the survey with Mr. Joshua O’Rear, an agricultural statistician with USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. His current duties include preparing the estimates for the Honey, Honey Bee Colonies, and Cost of Pollination reports. Stay tuned!

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