Changes in climate and nectar flow have complicated beekeeping, but seasonal checks and tasks can help keep honeybees healthy and productive.
Changes to normal winter weather affect the way we garden, from protecting vulnerable plants to adjusting common crops to planting with pests and pathogens in mind.
Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Kat Lawrence Honey bees forage on flowers, such as henbit, about a month earlier than usual due to warm winter temperatures. This year’s unseasonably warm winter weather could create a food shortage for honey bees. Beekeepers in many states have been asked to monitor their hives for signs of starvation. Normally, […]
Courtesy 350.org Citizens in Ecuador plant hundreds of native trees. As part of the Global Work Party, events like this, which contribute to climate change, will take place around the world. This weekend, hundreds of thousands of people around the world will take to streets, parks and other public places to fight global warming as […]