In this opinion piece, Zenith Tandukar a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Minnesota discusses the role of agriculture in climate change, and his research on domesticating pennycress as a cover crop that will return revenue to the farm.
Environmental groups and attorneys general from 11 states are opposing EPA’s request to keep the registration of the insecticide sulfoxaflor in place until the agency can comply with Endangered Species Act requirements.
A new USDA honeybee research lab has opened at UC Davis. USDA's Agricultural Research Service says the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility will focus on developing technology to improve colony survivorship through long-term studies of multiple stress factors.
Pesticide companies and the Center for Food Safety are pleased with a legal settlement that involves canceling 12 neonicotinoid registrations and evaluating the effects of two neonics on endangered species.