News & Updates

Can Bees Build Soybean Yields?: Corn and Soybean Digest

A self-pollinating crop like soybeans shouldn’t have a need for bees.

How to identify and report suspected pesticide poisoning incidents.

We are quickly coming up to what could be our third season o

Bees have antennae up for memories: News in Science

By Dani Cooper, ABC

New report: The Bees' Burden: An analysis of residues in pollen in 12 European countries

This study reports concentrations of pesticides f

Northern Europe hit most by bee deaths

A new study covering 17 EU countries says that far more honeybees are dying in the UK and other parts o

New science: Widespread use and frequent detection of neonicotinoid insecticides in prairie wetlands

Plos One: (Abstract) Neonicotinoids currently dominate the insecticide market as seed treatments on Canada's major Prairie cr

U.S. Honey Production up 5 Percent

Honey production in 2013 from producers with five or more colonies tot

Heavy costs: Weighing the value of neonicotinoid insecticides in agriculture

This report tackles the question of whether neonicotinoid pesticides are beneficial to agriculture or not.

Prince George Citizen: Beekeepers reject bee health report: doesn't do enough to stem pesticide residues

MILTON, Ont. - The Ontario Beekeepers Association says it can't endorse the final report from the Bee Health Working Group.

Province releases final report of Bee Health Working Group

To view full Government report

OBA Press Release: Ontario beekeepers do not endorse Bee Health Working Group report


CTV Beekeepers reject bee health report over pesticide residues


Dutch Parliament votes to ban all neonicotinoid pesticide uses in the Netherlands

New research on website including "Bees Under Stress: Sublethal doses of a neonicotinoid pesticide and pathogen interact to elevate honey bee mortality across the life cycle."

View five new independent, peer-reviewed studies recently added to OBA's website.

Call for papers: International Workshop on Hive and Bee Monitoring

September 17, 2014, Missoula, MT