EPA finds neonicotinoids of little benefit to soybean production

EPA finds neonicotinoids of little benefit to soybean production

THE U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released an analysis Oct. 16 of neonicotinoid seed treatments for insect control in soybeans, concluding that there is "little or no increase in soybean yields using most neonicotinoid seed treatments" compared to using no pest control at all.

Neonicotinoids are a class of insecticides widely used on U.S. crops that EPA is reviewing wi

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