Tagged pollinators

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
Citrus
January 16, 2017
First Bee in Continental U.S. Listed as Endangered Species
Rusty patched bumble bee receives protection from activities that could cause it to go extinct. Read More
Fruits
January 16, 2017
Pollination Experts Host Webinar Series
Fruit and vegetable growers can prepare for spring by hearing about recent pollination research. Read More
Fruits
January 1, 2017
Wyoming Bee College Conference to be Held in March
Event to focus on health, welfare, and conservation of pollinators. Read More
Fruits
December 2, 2016
General Mills Invests $4 Million In Pollinator Habitat
The food company giant, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Xerces Society announce multi-year commitment to help pollinators prosper. Read More
Crop Protection
November 28, 2016
Attract Pollinators To Your Farm
Learn how to build the optimal breeding ground for bees. Read More
Citrus
November 20, 2016
Partnership Highlights Key Role Bees Play In Thanksgiving Meal
Campaign focuses on role honeybees and beekeepers have pollinating the foods Americans eat. Read More
Crop Protection
September 19, 2016
Grant Awarded To Rutgers To Study Pollinators
Scientist in the school of Environmental and Biological Sciences receives $2.9 million grant to research bees and other pollinators. Read More
honeybee on a bloom
Fruits
August 30, 2016
Minnesota Governor Restricts Neonicotinoid Use
Executive order issued to reverse, minimize negative impact on bees and other insect pollinators. 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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Farm Management
July 4, 2016
Beekeeping Gives Veterans New Opportunities
Workshop helps introduce veterans to the biology behind keeping bees. Read More
honeybee with varroa mite
Fruits
June 28, 2016
Bees May Accidentally Bring Varroa Mites Into Their Hives
A USDA research team is learning that mite populations often spike in the fall, due to migration into the hives. Read More
A non-native oil bee buzzes around a flowering plant at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden.
Fruits
May 12, 2016
Study: Climate Change Putting Sting On Non-Native Pollinators
Analysis of record-breaking 2010 cold spell yields hot leads about chilling effect on tropical bees in South Florida. Read More
Citrus
May 10, 2016
Survey: Beekeepers Lost 44% Of Bees Last Year
Responses indicate summer losses rival winter losses for second year in a row. Read More
honeybee on a bloom
Fruits
April 12, 2016
App Helps Protect Bees In The Field
Oregon State University publication recommends best practices for managing pesticide applications to protect bees via a smartphone app. Read More
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Fruits
February 2, 2016
EPA Releases List Of Products Labeled For Use Against Varroa Mites
Agency gives recommendations on products to protect hives against parasites. Read More
Berries
October 31, 2015
Ensure Your Berry Production Success With Pollinators
Ensure Your Berry Production Success With Pollinators Planting bee-friendly food sources help native pollinators to continue their valuable work in 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
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Fruits
April 28, 2017
Organic Farms Continue To Grow
The 13% increase from 2015 to 2016 marks the highest growth rate in nearly 10 years. Read More
Citrus
April 27, 2017
The California Citrus Grower Defines Lea…
While HLB wreaked havoc elsewhere, the California citrus industry came together and formed an action plan. Read More
Nuts
April 27, 2017
Keep an Eye Out for Phytophthora in Your…
After several years of drought conditions, increased water salinity, and a wet winter, your nut orchard may be more susceptible to root rot than you think. Read More
Citrus
April 27, 2017
Trump Creates Agricultural Task Force
Panel to examine issues facing today’s growers including labor, food safety, and regulations. Read More
Citrus
April 26, 2017
Perdue Sworn in as Ag Secretary
USDA launches Twitter account to help promote the industry. Read More
Apples & Pears
April 26, 2017
Debunking the Myth of Calcium and Fruit …
Nutrient management and crop quality clearly go hand in hand. But not always in the ways you might think. In Read More
Crop Protection
April 26, 2017
A Guide to Experts Tips on Vegetable Ins…
Here's a resource to quickly reach advice on how to handle insect pests in most regions of the U.S. Read More
Berries
April 26, 2017
Tips To Manage Winter-Damaged Blueberrie…
While low-chill varieties in Southern states may have experienced freeze damage for the second year in a row, giving those plants extra care will help ensure a good start to the 2018 growing season. Read More
Potatoes
April 25, 2017
Frustrated by Overwintering Culls and Vo…
It sometimes seems that culls and volunteers survive even winter conditions, while your desired crop needs coddling. Taking a look at how feral potatoes behave will give you insights that will help you get the results you need for your crop. Read More
Pest Control
April 25, 2017
How to Manage Three Key Potato Pests
Learn identification and control strategies to protect your crop. Read More
Grapes
April 25, 2017
Examining the Effectiveness of Biologica…
Growing conditions in the East are breeding grounds for pathogens, and coupled with highly susceptible Vitis vinifera cultivars proves to make sustainable grape growing practices a challenge. Read More
Citrus
April 24, 2017
Who Will Be Florida’s next Woman of the …
Nomination period now open for longstanding recognition from FDACS. Read More
Apples & Pears
April 24, 2017
Researcher Uncovers the Origins of ‘Hone…
Thanks to the scientific data available through gene sequencing, a graduate student unlocks the mystery parentage. Read More
Citrus
April 23, 2017
Bio Huma Netics, Inc., and Mesa Verde Re…
Strategic alliance between the two companies is designed to offer customers greater access to products. Read More
GenNext Growers
April 22, 2017
Next Generation of Leaders Gets Yearlong…
Almond Leadership Program enters its ninth year with the 2017 class. Read More
Citrus
April 21, 2017
Alliance Stepping Up Efforts to Protect …
The Specialty Crop Farm Bill Alliance has kicked off its efforts to communicate to Congress its priority needs for the Read More
Apples & Pears
April 21, 2017
Interpera Congress Heads to Pacific Nort…
International pear conference comes to the U.S. for the first time. Read More
Grapes
April 20, 2017
Would You Be Willing to Pay More for Org…
While consumers might be ready to fork over more for organic produce, study says the feeling isn't quite the same when it comes to the adult beverage. Read More