How bad things in the environment gang up and kill bees

By |March 19th, 2014|

The synergistic effect of pesticides in hives.

Is there a better crab apple pollinizer?

By |March 19th, 2014|

No research is under way to evaluate pollinizers to replace Manchurian crab apple.

Pollen tube growth model makes thinning more precise

By |March 19th, 2014|

Blossom-time apple thinning model explored for eastern growers.

Bees live in a toxic world

By |March 19th, 2014|

Planting more flowers would help solve honeybee decline.

More food for honeybees

By |February 28th, 2014|

Landowners in the upper Midwest have until March 21 to apply for assistance under a new EQIP program designed [...]

Managing crab apple diseases

By |February 18th, 2014|

Crab apple disease management starts in the orchard with pruning.

Michigan’s Expo draws record crowd

By |December 13th, 2013|

Speakers focus on threats to bees, funds for experiment stations, and fruiting walls.

Bee Informed Partnership

By |March 15th, 2012|

After five years of annual colony losses near or above 30 percent, beekeepers have settled in for the long [...]

Safe havens for pollinators

By |March 15th, 2012|

A bumblebee finds nectar in a wildflower planting.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF USDA NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE

Fruit growers across the [...]

Three keys to successful pollination

By |March 15th, 2012|

Queen bees lay eggs singly in cells of the honeycomb. After the eggs hatch, worker bees feed the larvae [...]