Agriculture

Another Sting to the Bee Population: EPA Approves New Pesticide that Poses a Severe Threat to Bees.

Another Sting to the Bee Population: EPA Approves New Pesticide that Poses a Severe Threat to Bees.

In this blog post, 3L staffer John Paul Hicks discusses the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) authorization of pesticides containing the chemical sulfoxaflor and its impact on the bee population. Hicks highlights the sting the EPA’s recent decision will have on the bee population hurting struggling bee farmers even more.

U.S. Trucking Industry in Crisis and the Impact on the Agricultural Industry

U.S. Trucking Industry in Crisis and the Impact on the Agricultural Industry

A recent shortage of truck drivers has left the agriculture industry in a bind. Trucking serves as one of the main forms of transportation for agricultural goods, and like most industries, agriculture is dependent on transportation to move its products and receive supplies. Editor Caitlyn Barnes discusses the impact the shortage will have on the United States economy.