The seeds and the bees

The headline on this article in a Canadian farm newspaper looks like a technical matter involving corn yields and coating seeds with a pesticide.  However when one takes a closer look one finds that some people claim this pesticide is killing bees.  That may not be just a technical matter.

queenbeeAgricultural issues are too important to be left to people whose income depends upon maximizing production.

The Western Producer, a weekly newspaper for farmers in Western Canada has recently published a number of articles on the use of neonicotinoids on seeds.

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