Pollination

Honeybee health expert joins Terra Vera

Ahead of World Bee Day, which was May 20, crop management tech specialist Terra Vera has added a renowned entomologist to its staff. Jeff Pettis, who specializes in apiculture and honey bee health, has joined... more »

BeeHero releases pollination data

To celebrate World Bee Day, BeeHero has shared findings from its 2022-2024 almond pollination seasons that showcase its ability to optimize and boost pollination efficacy while decreasing operational costs, by empowering both beekeepers and growers... more »

North Carolina alerts public to invasive yellow-legged hornet concerns

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Plant Industry Division has sent out a notice asking state residents and growers to be on the lookout for the early-stage nests of the Yellow-legged hornet,... more »

USDA research develops honeybee antiviral treatment

United States Department of Agriculture scientists have developed a treatment designed to protect honeybees. Researchers USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) created the edible antiviral treatment that can be used to protect honeybees against Deformed Wing... more »

Q&A: Honeybee health in 2024

In the past 15 years, beekeepers have been losing up to 50% of colonies, and bee professionals have reported higher than expected colony losses during the fall and winter. Additionally, higher mite loads and slightly... more »

Honeybee health nutrition guide available

The latest Honey Bee Nutrition Guide from the Honey Bee Health Coalition is designed to provide beekeepers important information available at their fingertips. The guide is a review and manual providing comprehensive information for supplemental... more »

New Kroger supplier rule requires IPM practices

In a move touted as advancing sustainability in its fresh produce supply chain, a major U.S. retailer is introducing a produce supplier biodiversity program that places new requirements on its produce suppliers. The move by... more »

Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference registration opens

Registration is open for the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. The event, scheduled for Jan. 11-14 in Savannah, Georgia, is marketed as the largest educational conference and trade show in the southeastern U.S. that... more »

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