Pesticide

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Specialty crop farmers were at the capitol today complaining of damage to their produce from pesticide drift.

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Mining 20 years of data, a new study by the National Institutes of Health has found a link between some pesticides and depression. 

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Several hundred Iowa corn farmers will soon be asked to share their fertilizer and pesticide use with the US Department of Agriculture. 

Cory Barnes

This past winter was particularly harsh on Iowa's honeybees.  Experts estimate that 65-70 percent of Iowa's honeybee colonies didn't survive.  Iowa State University Extension entomologist Donald Lewis talks with host Charity Nebbe about the plight of honeybees as well as pesticides that may pose a further risk to the state's pollinators.