Chemicals

  • App for farmers and beekeepers to help protect pollinators

    25/09/2014 – 4:11 pm Australian farmers and beekeepers now have access to a world-first smart-phone application to help ensure the safety of bees during normal farming practices. CropLife Australia today launched BeeConnected, a first of its kind geomap based, user-driven communication and coordination tool to help protect Australia‚Äôs honey bee population. Chief Executive Officer of CropLife Australia, Matthew Cossey, […] Read more
  • Experts come together to consider pesticide risks to honey bees

    23/04/2014 – 12:34 am A symposium held in Canberra on 9 April 2014 concluded that neonicotinoids, a newer class of insecticide commonly used to control insect pests in crops, are unlikely to be presenting any greater threat to honey bees and crop pollination than other pesticides which have been in use for many years. Read more