The Bee Gym, distributed by Vita Ltd., provides a low-cost, chemical-free, and sustainable way of helping honeybees groom themselves to get rid of varroa mites.
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 in 2016. The total number of honey bee colonies lost was also lower in 2017. The number[…]Read More »
Puerto Rico’s refusal to allow aerial spraying of insecticides likely worsened the Zika virus outbreak on the island, according to the EPA’s top official overseeing its Zika response efforts. Read moreRead More »