As the Zika virus outbreak spreads, environmental groups and federal officials are increasing their scrutiny of the practice of aerial insecticide spraying to combat the mosquitoes that spread the disease.
The State of California IPM group has developed a new Bee Precaution Pesticide Rating system for spraying where bees might be present. View the articleRead More »
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a positive report on honey bee colonies this past spring. The number of commercial U.S. honey bee colonies was 2.89 million as of April 1–3% more colonies than during the same time frame in 2016. The total number of honey bee colonies lost was[…]Read More »