Iowa beekeepers join petition against EPA


Photo by bwohack, Flickr.

Beekeepers around the nation, including in Iowa, are petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency to stop using the pesticide clothianidin.

The beekeepers believe this chemical, and other similar chemicals, are killing honeybees.

Read an article from the Des Moines Register about one Iowa couple’s choice to join the petition here.

Read an interview from University of Iowa professor Steve Hendrix on the declining bee population here.

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