The dominance of African over European bee DNA is bad news for Californians, but it may be good news for pollinator health.
Flight performance of bumblebees depends on their cargo, says a new Harvard study. They recommend pollen for windy days and nectar when it’s calm.
Other insects have gone north to cooler pastures, but bumble bees are stuck. Time to buzz the alarm for a declining species.
A population of wild bees in the USA is as strong as ever, despite Varroa mite invasion in the 1990s. They developed anti-Varroa genes.
The National Federation of Agricultural Holders' Unions FNSEA was awarded by the European Parliament for its commitment to good agricultural practices vis-à-vis pollinators..
Bee Colonies need to be healthy and strong to withstand the winter successfully. Beekeeper and Bee expert Peter Trodtfeld considers some important aspects.