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Stories Tagged "colony colapse disorder"

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USDA Spending $3M To Feed Honeybees In Midwest

posted on February 28, 2014 at 1:28 PM

Dairy farmers and ranchers in Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas can qualify for about $3 million to reseed pastures with alfalfa, clover and other plants appealing to both bees and livestock. Full Story

Cool temps hamper Dakota bees' honey production

posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:59 PM

A month-long stretch of cooler summer temperatures in the Dakotas has honey producers anticipating a drop in the states' honey crops as extracting gets underway. Full Story

Federal Report Points to Many Causes In Dramatic Bee Disappearance

posted on May 3, 2013 at 5:35 PM

The disorder has caused as much as one-third of the nation's bees to just disappear each winter since 2006. Full Story

USDA Survey Shows Fewer Honeybee Colony Losses

posted on June 1, 2012 at 10:42 AM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture says fewer honeybee colonies are being lost, suggesting bees' health may be improving. A survey made public Thursday shows that about 22 percent of U.S. honeybee colonies were lost this... Full Story

Clothianidin Pesticide Harms Honeybees And Must Be Banned, Beekeepers Claim

posted on March 23, 2012 at 2:39 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Commercial beekeepers and environmental organizations filed a petition Wednesday, asking federal regulators to suspend use of a pesticide they say harms honeybees. The group is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection... Full Story

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