September 7, 2016

Check Out The Best Annuals For Attracting Bees And Butterflies

Public interest in protecting bees and other pollinators has initiated a new market for flowers that are good food plants for pollinators. Here's a list of annuals Michigan State University Extension recommends that are attractive to bees and other pollinators.

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Bees And Pesticides

August 23, 2016

Studies Offer Conflicting Views On Neonic Effect On Bee Health

How much exposure to neonicotinoids do bees need before their health becomes affected? That’s the question two research teams look to answer.

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April 21, 2016

Pollinator Update: Regulators And Retailers Are Influencing Pollinator Policy

While the Environmental Protection Agency conducts preliminary risk assessments of neonicotinoid pesticides and retailers phase them out, the industry focuses on promoting pollinator gardens.

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October 9, 2015

New Biochemical Miticide Is Designed To Combat Varroa Mites In Beehives

EPA recently registered Potassium Salts of Hops Beta Acids (K-HBAs), which is intended to fit into a rotation program to battle resistance.

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