22 September 2017

EU plan for total neonics ban is ‘wanton vandalism

Growers have revealed serious concerns over EU proposals to ban all uses of neonicotinoid seed treatments, including on cereals. In a survey commissioned by Bayer CropScience, some 60% of the 1,260 growers polled said they had used neonic seed treatments Deter or Redigo Deter in cereals this harvest year. And of those growers, 80% said a ban would have an impact on their ability to grow the crops.

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