A Last Chance for Neonics in Europe

December 14, 2017

Editor’s Note: The EU’s delay in banning neonicotinoids offers new economic hope to Europe’s farmers. See, Does the EU’s Neonicotinoid Ban End the Competitive Future of European Farmers?

From: Farmers Guardian

Abi Kay, Chief Reporter

The future of neonicotinoids continues to hang in the balance after an EU vote on a blanket ban was postponed this week.

Representatives from member states met on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss European Commission proposals to extend the ban on flowering crops to all outdoor crops, but no vote was taken.

It was feared the ban would be given the go ahead after Defra Secretary Michael Gove reversed the UK Government’s previous position and threw his weight behind the planned restrictions.

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