Treated Seed Still Reigns

Company Policies, Farmers Still Favor Neonics

Emily Unglesbee
By  Emily Unglesbee , DTN Staff Reporter
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Corn and soybeans treated with neonicotinoids continue to be used heavily among U.S. farmers, despite government, academic and environmentalist criticism of their use and benefits. (DTN photo by Jim Patrico)
Despite the EPA, academics and environmentalists questioning the need for neonicotinoid-treated soybeans, seed company policies still favor them, and farmers continue to opt for them.

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Emily Unglesbee