News & Updates

Better Farming: Border bee buzz

Global 16x9: Global revisits bees and neonics. Featuring OBA VP Jim Coneybeare

Global: Proposed ban of suspected bee killer sets off massive fight in rural Ontario

Watch Global at 7 pm on Saturday for insight into where we are on the effort to reduce neonicotinoids.

Lowes launches plan to phase out pesticides linked to honey bee decline: G&M

Grade 5 class pet honeybee proves the key to learning is passion

OBA response to Ont. Govt. draft regulations to restrict neonics

Media Release:

New Research: Bee declines driven by combined stress from parasites, pesticides and lack of flowers

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New research from EU: Ecosystem services, agriculture and neonicotinoids

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New research: Sublethal dose of clothianidin on monarchs = 1 part per billion ppb

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International Honey Market Report 2015

Interesting report courtest of the American Bee Journal on issues facing the international honey market. 

Quebec beekeepers support continuing restrictions on the import of bees from US

Interesting interview with long-time Iowa beekeeper (audio)

US EPA to halt expanded use of neonicotinoids amid honey bee decline

(Reuters) - The U.S.

New Research: Diversity prevents resistance: Habitats rich in species make it easier to combat pests

Summary: A diverse and species-rich agricultural landscape is also beneficial to farmers.

New Research: Diversity prevents resistance: Habitats rich in species make it easier to combat pests

Summary: A diverse and species-rich agricultural landscape is also beneficial to farmers.