Use of pesticides in agriculture - Westminster Hall briefing

Ahead of a Westminster Hall debate the Environment APPG produced a briefing on the use of pesticides in agriculture.
Use of pesticides in agriculture

The Environment APPG has created this briefing which addresses important questions regarding the use of pesticides in agriculture, including:

  • What role do pesticides play in food production¬†
  • What are neonicotinoids and why are they considered harmful?
  • Under what circumstances can farmers use the pesticide?
  • What role do pollinators play in food production?
  • Does climate change impact crop yields?
  • Is there an economic case for the use of harmful pesticides?
  • What do voters think?