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Last word – Lies, damn lies and statistics

When agriculture makes it onto the BBC 10 o’clock news, it’s a sure sign something big is afoot. And it was. Newspaper headlines went a step further and invariably linked ‘neonicotinoids’ to ‘killing bees’. All strength to the arm of those calling for a ban, already the neonicotinoids have been tried by a kangaroo court […]

Life after Neonics?

With an EU proposal to widen the ban on neonicotinoids to include all non-flowering crops, the implications to growers could be severe. CPM takes a look at this looming issue, due to be debated in Brussels this month. By Rob Jones How would a world without neonicotinoids look? With the European Commission’s recent proposed ban […]