An investigation has revealed that pesticides killed thousands of bees across Minneapolis last month. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2013/10/pesticides-killed-bees-analysis-shows Bees Friends, Dangly, Pesticide Kill, Stuff, Gmo, Dead Bees, Alternative Health, Bees Awareness, Honey Bees
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“The pilot study, co-authored by the Pesticide Research Institute, found that 7 of 13 samples of garden plants purchased at top retailers in Washington D.C., the San Francisco Bay Area and Minneapolis contain neurotoxic pesticides known as neonicotinoids that studies show could harm or kill bees and other pollinators."
Certain pesticides may increase some food crop production but they very well may be killing bees and the result could be a loss of a wide variety of crops. #beehivecandles
Without bees what will your garden grow? Every year we get more and more people complaining because they are out in the garden with paint brushes pollinating there cucumbers. Stop using pesticides and let the bees do what they do best. Farmer John
25,000 Dead Bees in Target Store Parking Lot: The blooming linden trees in the Target parking lot had been sprayed with Safari, a pesticide produced by Valent Professional Products, to protect the plants from aphid attack. However, the active ingredient in Safari was the chemical dinotefuran, an insect-killing poison chemically similar to nicotine. These nicotine-like pesticides, known as neonicotinoids kill bees, along with a wide range of other insects. - Discovery News