Virginia backyard gardener and Honey bee enthusiast Sue Mariner launches a petition to ban Bayer’s neonicontinoid pesticides.
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 Vanishing of the Bees The Vanishing of the Bees documentary explores the possible causes of colony collapse disorder worldwide. It’s no secret that the world’s Honey bees are in a dire situation. A sudden, mysterious decline in the bee population, known as colony collapse disorder, has thrust these buzzing beauties into the media spotlight. […]