Pollination

Comparison of embryo nest of Yellow-legged Hornet and ping pong ball (Photo credit: Jonathan Veit, Clemson University, news.clemson.edu/clemson-officials-asking-residents-to-inspect-homes-and-other-structures-for-hornets-nests/).

North Carolina Department of Agriculture issues alert for invasive yellow-legged hornet

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 th... more »

Buzz pollination

Buzz pollination A look into Koppert’s services that work in conjunction with honeybees to maximize efforts. ... more »
WSU researchers and students collect samples and perform honey bee colony health assessments in orchards near Modesto, CA. Photo by Brandon Hopkins

Honey bees at risk for colony collapse from longer, warmer fall seasons

The famous work ethic of honeybees might spell disaster for these busy crop pollinators as the climate warms, new research indicates. Flying shortens the lives of bees, and worker honey bees will f... more »
Honeybees in a hive

USDA researchers develop antiviral treatment to protect honeybees

Scientists at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) developed an edible antiviral treatment that can be used to protect honeybees against Deformed... more »
Nonpareil & Bennett almonds in bloom. Photo courtesy of Blue Diamond Growers

Crop progress reports indicate almond orchards show signs of awakening

Blue Diamond Growers released its Feb. 16 crop progress report that noted almond orchards in California are beginning to emerge from winter dormancy. While Sonora and a few early varieties are already... more »

Precision pollination

BeeHero provides solutions for real-time decisions ... more »

Data and novel technologies

Elina L. Niño, Ph.D., Extension specialist for Apiculture with UC ANR UCCE located in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at UC Davis, discusses how growers can best support honeybees during pollination in entomology and is an associate. ... more »

Ongoing honeybee research initiatives

Elina L. Niño's, Ph.D. team supports a number of stakeholder groups through a number of educational activities and by offering laboratory and field services. Niño’s research interests encompass basic and applied approaches to understanding and improving honeybee health. ... more »

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