Author Archives: Tom Theobald
I did a “Beekeeping Today” podcast for Kim Flottum and Bee Culture last week and it just came out, The Problem with Neonicotinoids. It traces my involvement with the neonic issue from the beginning up to the present and it … Continue reading
Dave Goulson is one of the most articulate voices we have on the issues of environmental poisoning with pesticides. Take a few minutes and watch this video interview of Professor Goulson. As important as the bees are, the environmental damage … Continue reading
Although 3 years old, this is an excellent lecture on the neonicotinoids and their effects.
While this The Hill article is nearly 3 years old, Pesticide seed coatings: No good for farmers and bees, it surfaced again recently and is even more pertinent today. In part, it is a strong critique of the Obama task force … Continue reading
Here is an article about a new study conducted by the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides and covered by Canada’s Globe and Mail that calls into question the effectiveness of neonicotinoid pesticides: Study disputes popular pesticides’ effectiveness. The new … Continue reading