Bee Culture just uncovered this 1995 article in the New York Times, “Honeybees Vanquish a Goliath Hornet with Thermal Warfare.”
Unless it happens to be allergy season, most people don’t give a lot of thought to pollen. But new research might change the way we look at a field of flowers.
Nuclear physicist found her calling in apiology.
We are told change is a constant. Change, constant change is certainly true in beekeeping and almond orchards. In a review of Miller Honey Farms records from 2003, I see the price for western clover honey was $1.50/lb., and the average almond pollination fee was $45.00. Dramatic changes have occurred to the North Dakota landscape […]
Honeybees are active year round, but making it through harsh winters can be a struggle. The amount of bees that die over a winter can have an impact on area seed crops that rely on them for pollination.
The Monarch and Pollinator Highway (MPH) Act of 2019 will establish a federal grant program availalbe to state departments of transportation and Native American tribes to carry out pollinator-friendly practices on roadsides and highway rights-of-way.
Join us Wednesdays in February 2020 for beginning beekeeping classes at the Rocky River Nature Center.
Deformed Wing Virus, a leading cause of honey bee losses, has
been found to be more genetically diverse than previously thought.
Paul Stamets, author, mycologist, medical researcher and entrepreneur, talks about the extraordinary role that fungi play in the health of people and planet. He shows how terrestrial organisms have evolved to be interconnected with the mycelial web of life, focusing on the current catastrophic decline in the world’s bee population, and introduces a revolutionary product […]
Natural hazards are naturally occurring physical events that can impact human welfare both directly and indirectly, via shocks to ecosystems and the services they provide. Animal‐mediated pollination is critical for sustaining agricultural economies and biodiversity, yet stands to lose both from present exposure to natural hazards, and future climate‐driven shifts in their distribution, frequency, and […]