bees

Common pesticide damages honeybee’s ability to fly

Biologists at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) have demonstrated for the first time that a widely used pesticide can significantl... READ MORE »

New study reveals pesticide peril in beehives

Honeybees – employed to pollinate crops during the blooming season – encounter danger due to lingering and wandering pesticides, according to a ne... READ MORE »

OSU bee expert wins top Entomological Society award

Ramesh Sagili of Oregon State University’s (OSU) College of Agricultural Sciences won an award from the Pacific branch of the Entomological Society ... READ MORE »

Feed a Bee seeks proposals for pollinator forage initiative

Bayer, in coordination with the new Feed a Bee steering committee, is calling for proposals to establish additional forage for pollinators in all 50 s... READ MORE »

Final policy published for protecting bees from pesticides

EPA is releasing a final policy which describes methods for addressing acute risks to bees from pesticides. Applications of acutely toxic pesticide... READ MORE »

Publication alerts to pesticide risks for pollinators

A new publication available from Purdue Extension could help crop producers minimize pesticide risk to pollinator species. "Protecting Pollinators in... READ MORE »

Light therapy may save bees from deadly pesticides

Treating bees with light therapy can counteract the harmful effects of neonicotinoid pesticides and improve survival rates of poisoned bees, finds a n... READ MORE »

Canadian bee expert joins OSU pollinator health programs

An expert on bee pollinators has arrived at Oregon State University to fill a new Extension position focused on improving the health of honey bees and... READ MORE »

BVT submits first biopesticide to EPA

Bee Vectoring Technologies (BVT) has submitted its biopesticide BVT-CR7 for registration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In order t... READ MORE »

Study: Neonicotinoids pose low risk to bees

While neonicotinoid pesticides can harm honey bees, a new study by Washington State University researchers shows that the substances pose little risk ... READ MORE »


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