California Almond Conference Offers Bee Keeping to Marketing, Dec. 6-8 Oct 27, 2016

🕔Oct 27, 2016
Every December, California Almond growers, handlers and allied industry members head to Sacramento for The Almond Conference, the only agricultural event in the country dedicated entirely to almonds. The three-day […]

California: USC Bee Precaution Pesticide Ratings Use 3 Categories Sep 12, 2016

🕔Sep 12, 2016
Various insects, birds, and other animals pollinate plants. Bees, especially honey bees, are the most vital for pollinating food crops.  Many California crops rely on bees to pollinate their flowers […]

Northern Great Plains: Expanding Soy, Corn Acres Affecting Bee Habitat – DTN Sep 6, 2016

🕔Sep 6, 2016
Though insect pollination services are in increasing demand in the Northern Great Plains, the expansion of corn and soybean acres in response to biofuels feedstock demand may be making it […]

California: Bee Precaution Pesticide Ratings Available from University of Calif. IPM Aug 25, 2016

🕔Aug 25, 2016
Various insects, birds, and other animals pollinate plants. Bees, especially honey bees, are the most vital for pollinating food crops. Many California crops rely on bees to pollinate their flowers […]

Missouri: Monsanto Donates $5,000 to Master Beekeeper Certification Program Aug 18, 2016

🕔Aug 18, 2016
Dr. Jerry Hayes, Monsanto’s Commercial Lead for Beeologics, recently has agreed to provide startup funds for the University of Missouri Master Beekeeper Certification Program.

Ohio Soybeans: Be Protective of Bees When Spraying Pesticides Aug 2, 2016

🕔Aug 2, 2016
Although soybean aphids remain at low levels in Ohio, we are aware that many growers are adding insecticides to spray tanks when applying fungicides for plant health purposes and even […]

Wild Bumblebee Decline Appears Linked To Commercial Bumblebee Distribution Apr 5, 2016

🕔Apr 5, 2016
Scientists hoping to explain widespread declines in wild bumble bee populations have conducted the first long-term genetic study of Nosema bombi, a key fungal pathogen of honey bees and bumble […]

Neonic Dust: More Legal Problems, Rules in 6 States Plus Canada – DTN Mar 22, 2016

🕔Mar 22, 2016
Recent legal action has put neonicotinoids in the spotlight once again. This week, Minnesota’s Department of Agriculture compensated two beekeepers after investigators found that neonicotinoid-filled dust from a neighboring cornfield […]

California Almonds: Remove Bee Hives at the Optimum Time Feb 25, 2016

🕔Feb 25, 2016
With almond bloom winding down, it is vital growers track petal fall and crop development in their orchards so that bee hives are released to beekeepers and removed from the […]

Cotton Industry Disputes EPA Ruling on Neonicotinoid – DTN Jan 7, 2016

🕔Jan 7, 2016
The cotton industry is feeling the sting after the EPA concluded that the use of a popular neonicotinoid insecticide in cotton poses a high risk to bees. On Wednesday, the […]

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