Winter honeybee resistance to imidacloprid

Winter honeybees, compared to newly emerged summer bees, have a better ability to withstand the harmful effects of a widely-used insecticide in pest m... more »

UC apiculturist Eric Mussen mourned

Celebrated honey bee authority Eric Carnes Mussen, an internationally known 38-year California Cooperative Extension apiculturist and an invaluable me... more »

Pollination by bees on farm is impacted by what they find elsewhere

Bees forage far from the crops in the field, and new research from Purdue University confirms how dominant this broad range of foraging is in bees’ ... more »

Midwest high schools receive pollinator habitat grants

Imperiled insect pollinators and monarch butterflies will get some help from high school students this year. Sand County Foundation is awarding pol... more »

Pesticides can affect generations of bees, study finds

A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis, finds that pesticides not only directly affect bee health, but effects from p... more »

Walmart debuts bee-friendly policy

Retail giant Walmart on April 13 rolled out a “pollinator health policy” warning its suppliers off of some major pesticides. Martin Mundo, who... more »

Vestaron working with Bee Friendly Farming

Vestaron, an agricultural environmental science company, announced March 24 a collaboration with Bee Friendly Farming. This partnership represents the... more »

How author Ross Conrad tackles sustainable beekeeping

Editor’s note: Ross Conrad lives in Middlebury, Vermont, and has been keeping bees and providing pollination services for 28 years. He is the aut... more »

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