Headlines Tagged with Agriculture — 11,771 headlines found
A major pesticide harms honeybees when used on cotton plants and citrus trees but not on other big crops like corn, berries and tobacco, the Environmental Protection Agency has found.
Jan 6, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2016 01:34
Beekeeper, Farmers, and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA over Failed Oversight of Neonicotinoid-coated Seeds
filed a lawsuit today challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) inadequate regulation of the neonicotinoid insecticide seed coatings used on dozens of crops. EPA has allowed millions of pounds of coated seeds to be planted annually on more t
Jan 5, 2016 Center for Food Safety
added Jan 7, 2016 02:04
EPA Releases the First of Four Preliminary Risk Assessments for Insecticides Potentially Harmful to Bees
announced a preliminary pollinator risk assessment for the neonicotinoid insecticide, imidacloprid, which shows a threat to some pollinators. EPA’s assessment, prepared in collaboration with California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation, indicates that
Jan 5, 2016 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added Jan 7, 2016 01:43
the ongoing war over pesticides and pollinators continued to escalate: Environmental groups and beekeepers, including two in Minnesota and South Dakota, sued the agency, alleging that it failed to properly regulate neonicotinoids used as seed coatings on
Jan 4, 2016 Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jan 7, 2016 01:47
XXII intends to succeed by focusing on technology that allows it to increase or decrease the level of nicotine in tobacco plants through genetic engineering and plant breeding. The company comes at this in two distinct ways.
Jan 1, 2016 Tobacco International
added Apr 26, 2016 00:41
National Tobacco Administration (NTA) is taking necessary measures to support the tobacco farmers in order to maintain high quality products and high productivity with the expected El Nino.
Dec 31, 2015 PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:12
THE tobacco sector will experience a shorter season as a result of climate change which has brought the rains late, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said.
Dec 30, 2015 Newsday (zw)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:10
Liberal Democratic Party lawmakers have compiled an outline for a bill detailing where people can and cannot smoke in public places...did not include any punitive clause in the outline out of fear of offending tobacco farmers, a key support group for the
Dec 29, 2015 Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 30, 2015 14:59
Tobacco growers have started reaping early irrigated crop, but the sector is expected to register a decline in volumes due to poor rains and erratic power supplies that affected irrigation activities. Most tobacco growers said the irrigated crop was in
Dec 29, 2015 Zimbabwe Daily
added Dec 29, 2015 23:18
turbulence to a level never been witnessed since the crop holiday was declared in 2000 to correct the demand-supply mismatch. Tobacco growers in the drought-prone Prakasam district have not seen any crisis since then as the Tobacco Board fixed realistic
Dec 29, 2015 The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 29, 2015 17:46