Scientists at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture published results of the study in a recent issue of the Journal of Economic Entomology, titled the “Agricultural Landscape and Pesticide Effects on Honey Bee Biological Traits.” While not all news is good news according to the results of the study, some interesting discoveries were made.
By Alan Kovski Protections for an endangered bumblebee species can go into effect now that the Interior Department has rejected a delay requested by a coalition of construction, energy and agricultural interests. The listing of the rusty patched bumblebee under the Endangered Species Act went into effect March 21. It[…]Read More »
When given the choice, honey bee foragers prefer to collect sugar syrup laced with the fungicide chlorothalonil over sugar syrup alone, researchers report in the journal Scientific Reports. Read moreRead More »