Posts tagged ‘Corn’

May 21, 2013

Mexico – Ground Zero in the Fight Against Monsanto for the Future of Maize

Recent studies published in the United States show that transgenic (GMO) crops do not significantly increase yield per hectare, do not reduce herbicide use, and do not increase resistance to pests, in contrast to biotech industry claims.

via Mexico – Ground Zero in the Fight Against Monsanto for the Future of Maize.

March 20, 2012

Honeybee Deaths Linked to Corn Insecticides

What was killing all those honeybees in recent years?  New research shows a link between an increase in the death of bees and insecticides, specifically the chemicals used to coat corn seeds.

via Honeybee Deaths Linked to Corn Insecticides – Yahoo! News.

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