pollinators

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 »

Michigan spring pollinator meeting set

It is an annual challenge to manage pests effectively while protecting pollinators. Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, in coordination with th... READ MORE »

Rearranging nest boxes keeps more blue orchard bees around

Orchard growers looking for alternatives to honey bees for managed pollination services have new reason to be optimistic about the potential of one ho... READ MORE »

Draft protection plan for Michigan pollinators released

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development(MDARD), along with Michigan State University and Michigan Farm Bureau, is releasing its d... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Traveling bees have more stress, shorter lives

Research from North Carolina State University, published in Scientific Reports, shows that travel can adversely affect bee health and lifespans. Ho... READ MORE »

MSU Researcher: More wild bee habitat would benefit growers

Around the country, many growers contend with too few bees for pollinating their crops. An MSU scholar has been working on ways to get both wild bees ... READ MORE »


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