What’s ailing honey bees
The bee health issue is back in the spotlight due to high winter losses in some countries. How can apiarists keep their honey bees healthy?
Feed a Bee
Bayer’s initiative “Feed a Bee” aims to plant 50 million flowers in 2015. The goal is to increase diverse food sources for pollinators, helping to improve the beneficial insects’ health.
Royal gut bacteria in splendid isolation
New research finds that queen bee gut bacteria are distinct from worker bees. This is good news for commercial beekeepers who replace their queens from outside genetic sources.