Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn

Pesticides help farmers defend their crops against insect infections and attacks. Since over 90 percent of the world's comes from customary agriculture, pesticides are an invaluable tool that also helps contribute to feeding the human population. That is why environmentalists oppose conventional pesticides, like glysophate (i.e. Round Up), while promoting nonsensical solutions like organic farming. … Continue reading Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn

Bees are going extinct…but not the ones you think

You’ve probably heard for years that bees are in dire straights. Which is true…but it’s probably not the bees you’re thinking of. A few years ago, Verge Media interviewed a bee researcher about what’s really at stake for bees, global agriculture, and all the almonds you’ve ever eaten. https://www.youtube.com/embed/oF8MV64NhrE

German Environmentalists Push for Insect Protection

In light of allegations that Germany's insect population is on the decline, environmentalists are pushing for a new law to protect them. In reality, it is an underhanded attempt to outlaw pesticides which will make food crops more vulnerable to insect consumption of them which will, in turn, make more people vulnerable to starvation. Another … Continue reading German Environmentalists Push for Insect Protection

“Roundup” Litigation Attorney Charged With Extortion

A Virginia attorney, Timothy Litzeburg, who worked for the Virginia-based Miller Firm who represented plaintiffs in the first lawsuit against Bayer AG. Bayer acquired Monsanto, Inc. that developed glysophate, the herbicide known in stores as Roundup was recently charged with extortion by federal prosecutors. Litzenburg was part of the team of attorneys who successfully convinced … Continue reading “Roundup” Litigation Attorney Charged With Extortion

We Don’t Need To Ban Pesticides To Save Bees

The irony is that if passed, the Saving America’s Pollinators Act would actually be detrimental to bees and other pollinating species, while harming America’s farmers. By Henry I. Miller, The Federalist Some old ideas for bad laws are endlessly recycled. Take the case of the Saving America’s Pollinators Act, a nearly six-year-old initiative now cosponsored … Continue reading We Don’t Need To Ban Pesticides To Save Bees

Frivolous Lawsuits Against Scientific Innovation Are Just Another Form Of Socialism

By Jeff Stier, The Federalist Unjustified and outsized verdicts harm society by discouraging investment in innovative products, yet they're becoming startlingly common. Only 51 percent of Americans think socialism would be a bad thing for the country, according to a Gallup poll released in May. Although the 2020 election will be a big test for … Continue reading Frivolous Lawsuits Against Scientific Innovation Are Just Another Form Of Socialism

Hit the Panic Button: Bee Alarmists Caught in Pesticide-Blaming Time Loop

By Paul Driessen | July 1, 2019 | CNS News Will activists finally admit their sins and break out of their pesticide-blaming time loop? Did you think Groundhog Day only comes in February? For anti-insecticide zealots and others in the environmentalist movement who’ve been preoccupied for years with bees and “colony collapse disorder,” it actually … Continue reading Hit the Panic Button: Bee Alarmists Caught in Pesticide-Blaming Time Loop

Bayer to Waste $5.6 Billion Trying to Appease Anti-Pesticide Activists

This will fail and more pressing problems will be neglected RONALD BAILEY | 6.14.2019 Reason Trial lawyers have managed to bamboozle three American juries so far into showering billions of dollars onto their suffering clients based on the scientifically bogus claim that exposure to Bayer's glyphosate (sold as Roundup here) weedkiller gave them cancer. These … Continue reading Bayer to Waste $5.6 Billion Trying to Appease Anti-Pesticide Activists

CA Jury Finds Roundup Pesticide Causes Cancer

A California Jury has awarded a plaintiff almost $300 million dollars, agreeing with Edwin Hardeman's claim that his exposure to the glyphosate-based pesticide Roundup gave him cancer. According to Reuters, this is the second jury trial Bayer has lost and, unfortunately, more are on the way. Over 11,000 liability lawsuits have been filed against Bayer … Continue reading CA Jury Finds Roundup Pesticide Causes Cancer