Pollination

Winter honeybees show resistance to a common insecticide

USDA-ARS researchers found winter honeybees consumption of a nearly lethal, imidacloprid-laced syrup did not affect their survival during the study. more »

California Pollinator Coalition reports increasing cooperation among ag and conservation groups

Members note successful projects in celebration of National Pollinator Week. more »

Extreme weather demonstrates need for more cover crops in almond

For Project Apis m.'s new director and fellow tree nut farmer, the unpredictability of weather is even more cause for cover crops use and the Seeds for Bees program. more »

ARS-developed Varroa-resistant honeybees better winter survivors

A USDA-ARS honeybee – "Pol-line" – was tested against a standard commercial honeybee for the first time, and had a better winter survival rate when both treated and untreated for Varroa. more »

Bee hive thefts already being reported

Hundreds of hives have been reported stolen throughout California just as the biggest pollination event begins. more »

The Bee Corp: ‘Investment will provide resources to maintain momentum’

After securing another $1 million in funding, the company is looking to expand access to underserved markets, scale the tech and grow the team. more »

Beeflow, Watts Solitary Bees introduce blue orchard bees to almond orchards

Honeybees immediately come to mind regarding pollination, but there are 20,000 bee species in the world. This partnership is using native blue orchard bees in almond. more »

The buzz around pollination tech

There is a great deal of agtech hitting the markets, including regarding bees. From maintenance to precision, pollination technology is changing. ... more »

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