Two Bills Aim To Stop Dicamba, Pesticide Misuse

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Courtesy of Purdue University

Two bills working their way through the Indiana legislature would increase penalties for farmers and others who misuse pesticides. One aim of the legislation is to stop a controversial weed killer from drifting off of fields and killing neighboring crops. 

Tom Campbell / Purdue Agriculture

A new study from Purdue University found that honeybees are exposed to far more pesticides than previously thought. It’s the first study to look at how non-crop plants expose honeybees to pesticides.