"Insecticides linked to serious harm in bees coud be banned from use on flowering crops in Europe as early as July, under proposals set out by the
"Many growers are asking what actions they can take to help reduce the risk of bee kills this spring during planting."
The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists (CAPA) Awards Committee is pleased to announce that Brock Harpur, a PhD candidate at York Un
February 2013 edition.
European Environment Agency (EEA) report published Jan.
Extensively spraying fields when crop-eating bugs are first seen might be costing farmers 10 to 15 percent of their canola yield.
The New Zealand honey crop for 2011/12 was estimated at 10,385 tonnes, up 10% from 2010/11.
Check out the F.A.R.M.S website for information on and access to the foreign workers program.
"Dow announced last week that it is no longer planning to market its 2,4-D corn for the 2013 planting season.
Released today: latest figures for honey exports for 2012.
Canadian Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz, announced January 7 that the Canadian Food Inspection
Here's an interesting blog from Australia on their experience with neonics.
This study follows last year's discovery in Iowa that rootworms have developed resistance to Monsanto's corn. Concern that the insecticides are fa
This ABJ Extra provides proceedings of the ABR Research Conference held in Hershey, PA this month.
Following is the original press release from EFSA that underlies much of the recent media reports. The press release also provides links to the fu
Not surprisingly, the pesticide companies are reacting to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report.
Good video to supplement all the news stories on effect of pesticides on bees. View.
The world's most widely used insecticide has for the first time been officially labelled an "unacceptable danger to bees feeding on flowing crops.
No definitive answer yet to mysterious bee deaths
Thanks to the Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists (CAPA) for sharing their recent PowerPoint Presentation to the Apiary Inspectors o
A newsletter from the American Beekeeping Journal reports that a study published in the "Proceedings of the Royal Society" concludes that "when blu
A source of interesting news from the U.S.
The City of Winnipeg has ruled against a loosening of regulations prohibiting urban beekeepers.
"Recent research into the little-understood relationships between the two indicates there could be big yield benefits from bees.
Quote from the report: "Here we show that chronic exposure of bumble bees to two pesticides (neonicotinoid and pyrethroid) at concentrations that c
Is this really the last year for Canpolin?
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