Bee Care Community Leadership Award grants $5,000 prize
Once again this year, an individual committed to honey bees will be acknowledged with the Bee Care Community Leadership Award. The winner will be granted $5,000 to support his or her community beekeeping project.
Bug infestation: Europe’s rapeseed harvest under threat
The EU restrictions on the use of neonicotinoids have left European farmers without effective plant protection alternatives, leading to widespread insect damage, says Bloomberg reporter Whitney McFerron.
Varroa impact: It’s going to be a difficult winter for the bees
Due to the weather conditions in Germany and neighboring countries, the Varroa mite has multiplied well in 2014 and is bound to cause problems for the bees this winter, say experts from the beekeeping, agricultural and industrial communities.