● Yesterday, Congressman Doc Hastings (R/Washington), who will be retiring at the end of the 113th Congress after two decades of service in [...]
After five years of annual colony losses near or above 30 percent, beekeepers have settled in for the long [...]
A bumblebee finds nectar in a wildflower planting.
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Fruit growers across the [...]
Queen bees lay eggs singly in cells of the honeycomb. After the eggs hatch, worker bees feed the larvae [...]
Horticulturist Ralph Scorza pollinates plum flowers while geneticist Ann Callahan measures sugar content and molecular biologist Chris Dardick measures [...]
Restoring native sagebrush steppe habitat in and near vineyards and wineries in central Washington could attract more than [...]
The purple spotted knapweed flower is attractive to bees and a good nectar producer: However, once it gains a [...]
The strength of a bee colony is important, but it is difficult to assess without looking inside.
Bees are critical [...]