The Guide to Seed Treatment Stewardship is the product of industry-wide collaboration between seed companies, seed treatment providers and universities - and it draws from data collected worldwide. Jointly produced by the American Seed Trade Association and CropLife America, its purpose is to provide farmers and seed companies with critical information and up-to-date guidelines for managing treated seeds effectively to minimize the risk of exposure to non-target organisms.
Learn more at: http://seed-treatment-guide.com/
Protecting Pollinators Part 3 - Crop Protectants and Honey Bee Health Commercial beekeepers across North America have been witnessing losses of honey bee colonies for several years now. While neonicotinoid-based pesticides have taken much of the blame publicly, honey bee experts caution that the relationship between crop protection products and bee health is extremely complicated and research is still in its infancy. Part three of Seed World's Protecting Pollinators series. Read More Here.
||Protecting Pollinators, Part 3 - In the public arena, neonicotinoids have taken much of the blame for declines in honey bee health. Recent scientific studies do not offer conclusive evidence linking colony die-offs to these pesticides. [continue reading]