Facts

Facts
  • AgInfomatics surveyed 22K+ growers, consumers and applicators to compile this study.  Read more: http://bit.ly/1uEiPt5
  • AgInfomatics surveyed over 1,740 farmers found neonics improve crop yield and quality.  Read more: http://bit.ly/1EZQ8d0
  • Targeted seed treatments allow for less frequent spraying and selective targeting of pests. Read more:
  • AgInfomatics research proves that neonics add billions of dollars to the economy. Read more: http://bit.ly/1uEiPt5
  • Neonicotinoids improve crop yield and increase quality. Read more from AgInfomatics: http://bit.ly/1BK9lRS
  • AgInfomatics – an agricultural consulting firm – started by professors from UWMadison & WSUNews. Read more: http://bit.ly/1BK9lRS
  • Using neonics leads to lower operating costs & decreased risks to workers and the environment. Read more: http://bit.ly/1BK9lRS
  • Without neonics, growers say they would have lower yields and reduced product quality. Read more: http://bit.ly/1BK9lRS
  • Neonics are crucial for early season pest control to protect seedling plants as they grow. Read more: http://bit.ly/1BK9lRS
  • Research shows neonics help reduce the potential for disease transmission in citrus. Read more: http://bit.ly/1BK9lRS
Neonicotinoids – Read the Fact Sheet Here
  • Neonicotinoids are a modern class of insecticides used to manage destructive insect pests.
  • Pesticides are among the most well regulated products in commercial use.
  • Neonics go through extensive studies to assess safety before they hit the market.
  • Pesticides go through 120+ baseline studies before they are ever sold in stores.
Key Pests – Read the Fact Sheet Here
  • Neonics are uniquely suited for control of many early-season insects.
  • Neonics are the primary defense against invasive insects that damage crops if left unprotected.
  • University of Florida researchers prove neonics are the cornerstone in protecting young citrus trees from infection.
  • Neonics protect seedlings from soil dwelling insects like wireworms & seedcorn maggots.
  • Neonics limit the impact of insects that produce multiple generations each growing season.