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Michigan State Gets Federal Bee Pollination Grant

posted on August 8, 2014 at 11:44 AM

The U.S. Agriculture Department has awarded Michigan State University $6.9 million to study and develop bee pollination strategies for specialty crop growers. Full Story

Oregon Loses 1 in 5 Bee Colonies over the Winter

posted on July 3, 2014 at 9:34 AM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — One in five of the state's commercial honeybee colonies did not survive the winter, according to data Oregon State University released Monday.  The school's experts say that if that kind of winter mortality... 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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