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Mar 05

Beekeepers feel stung by insecticide manufacturer sponsoring OSU seminar

A company that makes an insecticide that many beekeepers say threatens their livelihood is co-sponsoring an Ohio State University seminar on protecting native bees.

Bayer Cropscience is giving Ohio State $5,000 to help defray costs for the March 14-15 OSU Extension Service seminar in Wooster on bumblebees and carpenter bees, and the environmental hazards they face.

Some critics say the company simply paid its way to get its message out.

Read the full article at The Columbus Dispatch

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2013/announcements/news/beekeepers-feel-stung-by-insecticide-manufacturer/

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