pollinators

Could robots replace honeybees as pollinators?

The world’s honeybee population is in a steep decline that science has, so far, been unable to reverse. Some scientists are working on solutions to ... READ MORE »

New data 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 »

Crop pollination experts to present webinar series

The majority of U.S. specialty crop growers depend on bees for pollinating their crops. Growers know that without adequate pollination, they would not... 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 shorter lives, more stress

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

MSU researchers work to protect bees

It’s been four years since Michigan State University AgBioResearch entomologist Rufus Isaacs and his team set out to find methods that could help gr... READ MORE »

Study: pollinators under threat

A growing number of pollinator species worldwide are being driven toward extinction by diverse pressures, many of them human-made, threatening milli... READ MORE »


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