honeybees

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  Honeybee populations have been on a devastating decline since 2006. No single cause for colony collapse disorder has been agreed upon by agriculture experts and scientists, as noted by eFoodsDirect previously, but one potential teotwawki fact is crystal clear – the necessary pollinators are continuing to die off in record numbers. A new study… Read more »


gmo corn (2)

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Genetically modified crops, corn in particular, have virtually taken over supermarkets and even seed supply stores. Monsanto and other biotech giants claim the the GMO seeds produce higher yields and require fewer chemical pesticide and herbicide spraying. Both organic farmers and environmental activists dispute such claims.eFoodsDirect offers an entire line of gluten free and soy… Read more »


farming news

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  The lesser prairie chicken has been placed on the threatened species list. The new requirement is expected to affect wind farms as well as oil and gas drilling in Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is just one of many elected officials in the affected states worried about how… Read more »


neonicotinoids

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  European scientists say they have discovered the problem behind the declining honeybee population, and pesticides seem to be the culprit. Another neonics study revealed that toxic effects of several types of neonicotinoids used at sub lethal doses negatively impact honeybees, birds, aquatic fauna, and human health. Two types neonicotinoids often used on crops in… Read more »