Southern Crop

Southern Crop

No Flowers? No Problem.

What’s a bee to do when there are very few flowers available and it needs a sugar fix? Wild bees may be responding to climate change and urban expansion by relying on insects to get the sweet stuff, according to a study by Joan Meiners, a Ph.D. student in the University of Florida IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment.

 

Read more

Related Articles

EPA is sidestepping calls from state regulators who are pressing the agency on whether it will meet a year-end court deadline for completing the first three consultations under a new federal framework for assessing pesticides’ risks to endangered species after industry groups earlier this year urged the agency to scrap[…]

Read More »

Ten Ways Trump’s Budget Will Affect USDA

Ten Ways Trump’s Budget Will Affect USDSA AgWeb.com reports: President Trump’s newly released 2018 budget proposal requests $17.9 billion for USDA. This represents a 21% decrease from 2017. The 2018 budget proposal outlines 10 USDA changes of note in particular, which include: 1.The Food Safety and Inspection service would be[…]

Read More »