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Do not disturb. We are overwintering!

How to help bees through the winter: Interview with Peter Trodtfeld, Bayer Bee Care Center

Once the honey bees have sealed their hive against the cold, they are best left alone. But before they go into splendid isolation, beekeepers can help them winterize. Peter Trodtfeld, Bee Health Expert at the Bayer Bee Care Center, has the details.

Was the EC’s decision against Neonicotinoids a classic case of politic...

Experts believe that poor bee health is caused by multiple factors

More and more bee scientists and specialists are now questioning whether neonicotinoids really are the cause of bee die-offs. Read more in the second article of our BEEINFOrmed series about bee health topics.

Pest alert: small hive beetle detected in Europe!

Urgent measures underway to control the spread of the bee pest

The small hive beetle used to be considered exotic in Europe. Now it has been detected in southern Italy. Local Beekeepers are asked to be on the lookout for this pest when inspecting their hives.

Joining hands for bees

The new magazine BEENOW is now online available

BEENOW will keep you informed about new co-operations and keep you updated about results from currently-running projects. Additionally it will offer further information and online material to support you in your own communication activities.

BEEINFOrmed: new article series about bee health topics

First issue focuses on bee mortality and talks about what we can learn from the past

Interested in learning more about bee health? Looking for some good talking points? Then check out our new BEEINFOrmed series.

Pollen shoppers with an eye for floral bargains?

Bumblebees will land only on the flowers that offer the best rewards

Bumblebees can spot the most nutritious flowers from afar, says a recent study from the University of Exeter. This is good news for optimizing bee-friendly plant protection schemes.

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