“My word, there’s such a dramatic change in colony health today compared to what it was 30 years ago. 40 years ago.” — Manley Bigalk, #Iowa Beekeeper
#corn #farming #bees #neonicotinoids #TheDefender
Bayer paid for a study to determine how much its insecticide-coated seed products affected bees during corn planting season in 2014 and 2015, then pressured researchers to exclude from their final report photos in which the product appeared defective, according to communications obtained by U.S. Right to Know.