Blueberries are more adept to buzz pollination, a vibrating act performed by bumble bee species and other native pollinators that literally shakes the pollen from the flower. However, the availability and abundance of these native pollinators are often not enough to support pollination needs for larger or commercial operations. This is where managed pollinators come into the picture.
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. Read moreRead More »