The Birds and Bees Protection Act would prohibit the use of neonicotinoid insecticides, but decisions based on questionable data leave family farmers in a bind This week the New York legislature began advancing the Birds and Bees Protection Act. If it passes both chambers and is signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the […]
The most glaring takeaway from the soybean study was that the researchers didn’t place much value on the two-bushel average return from using neonics.
Bayer is planning to appeal against the recent ruling of the General Court of the European Union involving neonicotinoids in agriculture. The company is concerned that the verdict, announced in May, could have far-reaching consequences for the certainty and predictability of active substance approvals in the European Union (EU). By appealing against the verdict, Bayer […]
Bayer and Syngenta are disappointed with the verdict of the General Court of the European Union’s on Case T-429/13 Bayer CropScience v European Commission. The Court has ruled that the European Commission’s decision from 2013, which restricted the use of certain neonicotinoids, was lawful. Bayer said they will review the verdict in detail and assess […]