Tagged Bees

Farm Management
February 22, 2017
Wild Bee Populations Are out of Sync with Crop Needs
Some crops most dependent on pollinators, including pumpkins, watermelons, pears, peaches, plums, apples and blueberries, appeared to have the strongest pollination mismatch. Read More
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Fruits
August 6, 2016
Save The Pollinators [Opinion]
Bees need to be protected as these beneficial, pollinating insects have an important job: They help increase yields of both fruits and vegetables. Read More
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Fruits
April 15, 2016
New Video Takes An Inside Look At Pollination Research
The European honeybee gets all the attention, but there are more than 3,600 species of wild bees in North America. Read More
Farm Management
February 24, 2016
New Pollination Management Video Released
Integrated Crop Pollination Project video intended for growers of specialty crops. Read More
Bees And Pesticides
Fruits
December 22, 2015
Study Shows Wild Bees On Decline
Researchers say wild bee supply dropping while there is an increase in demand for pollinators. Read More
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Farm Management
October 30, 2015
Research Project Puts Priority On Pollination
A swarm of scientists is working on a coordinated effort to help the beneficial insects that make your crops happen. Read More
Berries
October 30, 2015
Establishing Wildflower Habitat To Support Highbush Blueberries
Research from Michigan State University has shown that growers can increase pollination and yield of blueberry by planting wildflowers that support wild bees, like bumble bees, and as well as honeybees. Read More
Apples & Pears
October 30, 2015
Maintaining Forests, Wildflower Fields Around Orchards Can Boost Pollination
Maintaining flowering fields and forests may provide hosts for all the pollinators you need. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 16, 2015
Meet Ryan Cosyns: Almond Leadership Program Class of 2009
The Almond Leadership program helped Cosyns see future trends and opportunities in the industry. Read More
Fruits
April 22, 2015
Overturned Truck Dumps Millions Of Bees On Highway
The truck with 448 hives was headed to a farm in Washington. Read More
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Integrated Pest Management
March 30, 2015
Blue Orchard Bee Shows Promise As An Alternative Pollinator In Almonds
The native bee Osmia lignaria could soon be a valuable piece of the pollinator mix, especially for smaller almond growers. Read More
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Citrus
February 2, 2015
Top Beekeepers Wanted
Bayer CropScience seeks nominations for award honoring innovations in the beekeeping community. Read More
Fruits
December 3, 2014
A Combination Of Culprits Are Related To The Decline In Bee Populations
The latest research into Colony Collapse Disorder is focused on a number of issues facing bee populations. Read More
Nuts
October 16, 2014
Almond Growers To Promote Bee Health
Almond Board of California announces comprehensive Best Management Practices. Read More
Citrus
October 8, 2014
New Jersey Green Industry Council Will Host Pollinator Summit November 11
The New Jersey Green Industry Council’s 2014 Pollinator Summit is an event and issue briefing for everyone who works in Read More
Citrus
September 3, 2014
Florida Citrus Growers, Beekeepers Deal Proving To Be Buzzworthy Model
EPA encourages further promotion and partnership in similar voluntary programs across the country. Read More
Production
July 30, 2014
New Research Targets Plants’ Ability To Attract Pollinators
Two researchers at New Mexico State University (NMSU) are working on a project testing native and non-native plants for their ability to attract and retain pollinators. Read More
Fruits
May 19, 2014
Survey Shows Better Results For Pollinators, But Losses Remain Significant
Yearly survey shows fewer colony losses this past winter, but that losses are still too high to be economically sustainable. Read More
Citrus
May 14, 2014
Please Mind Your Bees And Qs [Opinion]
Despite knowing the vital role bees play in agriculture, there is still room for progress beyond the walls of a science lab. Read More
Citrus
April 21, 2014
Get To The Bottom Of BMPs For Bees
Florida citrus growers and beekeepers seek common ground after recent skirmishes. Read More
The Latest
Fruits
November 20, 2017
New Fungicide Registered for Botrytis, P…
Intuity fungicide from Valent U.S.A. is labeled for grapes, strawberries.   Read More
More Vegetables
November 20, 2017
The Most Volatile Vegetable Crops for 20…
Four crops are in the top 10 on two opposing lists: The crops growers are adding in 2018, and the crops being dropped. Read More
Cucurbits
November 20, 2017
Lack of Crop Insurance a Risky Business …
In light of what Hurricane Irma stirred up, now is a good time to review how well you cover your assets. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
November 20, 2017
All Hands on Deck to Point Florida Citru…
Enhanced rootstocks, along with better quality cultivars, are buoying the industry until the next big breakthrough. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 20, 2017
Midwest Apple Improvement Association Br…
The Midwest Apple Improvement Association builds on its ‘EverCrisp’ success with four new varieties, matching consumer preferences with grower-friendly traits. Read More
Fruits
November 19, 2017
More Tools Available for Organic Growers
Pest management, fertility, and certification information all available in one place. Read More
Equipment
November 18, 2017
Tips to Winterize Your Sprayers
Taking the steps to properly prepare your sprayer for the offseason will help to reduce costly problems in the spring, says engineer and spray technology expert. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Alico Overhaul to Cut Citrus Production …
Company restructuring aims to integrate legacy businesses and reduce input costs significantly. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Sustainable Farming Projects in Florida …
St. Johns River Water Management District grants backing to 12 on-farm plans aimed at resource conservation and nutrient reduction. Read More
Citrus
November 17, 2017
Florida Citrus Tree Rehab in Full Swing …
With Hurricane Irma well in the rear view, growers and researchers hope to work groves back to a productive state as HLB rages on. Read More
Farm Management
November 17, 2017
Consumers Forking out Less This Year for…
Annual American Farm Bureau average price report reveals you can host a fine Turkey Day feast for less than $50. Read More
Apples & Pears
November 16, 2017
USApple Seeking Nominations for Young Ap…
Deadline to apply for program is Dec. 31. Read More
GenNext Growers
November 16, 2017
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Support Yo…
Act designed to help next generation access affordable land, crop insurance, and financial capital. Read More
Crop Protection
November 15, 2017
Syngenta Secures CRISPR Cas-9 License
Other companies also have secured licenses, but few have announced plans to use the gene editing technology on vegetables. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Vegetable Breeding for Timing Is only Pa…
Early and late season varieties give growers flexibility and allow them to sequence crops so harvest crews have steady work over a longer period. But those varieties also need other traits like disease resistance and taste. Read More
Vegetables
November 15, 2017
Taste Is Back on the Front Burner for Ve…
In the pursuit for solving some of the biggest problems for growers, breeders have sometimes ignored flavor. Here are two breeders who have made taste a top priority. Read More
Citrus
November 14, 2017
USDA Announces Grants to Promote IPM Pra…
Methyl bromide transition, crop protection management among programs funded. Read More
Stone Fruit
November 14, 2017
Southeastern Peach Growers Hope for Wint…
Chill hours being sought, but the possibility of a La Niña climate pattern could mean a drier and warmer winter. Read More