EPA says neonicotinoid treatments not economical

EPA says neonicotinoid treatments not economical

Industry expects more positive account of value of neonicotinoid seed treatments to emerge once more information is considered.

THE Environmental Protection Agency last month released an analysis of neonicotinoid pesticides for insect control in soybeans that concluded that there is "little or no increase in soybean yields using most neonicotinoid seed treatments when compared to using no pest control at all" (Feedstuffs, Oct. 20).

The analysis — and its findings — surprised the agriculture industry, which now hopes further light will be shed on the situation during

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