New Year, New Bee Issues?

Can we afford NOT to ban neonicotinoids.

n this segment of The Neonicotinoid View, host June Stoyer and co-host Tom Theobald talk about some of the highlights from 2017 including major topics such as honey production, Dicamba drift and the genetic modification of insects. Stay tuned!

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The Neonicotinoid View: Is Dumbing Up The Data Effective?


In this week’s segment of The Neonicotinoid View, host June Stoyer and Colorado beekeeper, Tom Theobald talk to Dr. Robert S. Schick from Duke University who was the lead researcher on a review of what is referred to as the Pilling’s study which was conducted by Syngenta. The research consisted of a four-year field study which investigated the long-term effects of repeated exposure of honey bee colonies to flowering crops that were treated with thiamethoxam. We’re going to take a closer look at this study according to what the data is proposing to tell us.

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Why Are 75 Hives Of Dead Bees Touring The USA?

Keep Hives Alive Tour

Although the pesticide industry is spending millions of dollars in an effort to convince the public that neonicotinoid pesticides are not responsible for the global decline of our pollinators, especially honeybees, there are new efforts being made to prove that these chemicals must be banned.
In this week’s segment of The Neonicotinoid View, host June Stoyer and Tom Theobald talk to commercial migratory beekeeper, James Cook about the Keep The Hives Alive Tour. The tour is an effort to educate the public about the true impact of neonicotinoid pesticides on honeybees. Also joining the discussion is bee health advocate and environmental author, Graham White who will share his views about why mainstream media paved the way for industry to exploit this effort to mislead the public.

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