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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.

Open door day a great success

Bee Care join in activities for German Chemical Industry event

On Saturday 20th September, many Bayer sites across Germany opened their doors to the public as part of the events organized by the German Chemical Industry.

Beekeepers & growers to cooperate via SmartPhone app

“DriftWatch” helps to protect bees by enabling farmers and beekeepers to stay in touch and work together to ensure any risk to bees is minimized during spraying of crop protection products.

Saskatchewan is the first Canadian province to launch “DriftWatch”, a communication tool to get beekeepers and growers working together.

In dialog with journalists

Putting bee issues in perspective

Some 50 international journalists took the opportunity to participate in our Bee Care workshop in the afternoon, following the Bayer CropScience Annual Press Conference on Wednesday 17th September.

Neonics & bees co-exist peacefully in New Zealand

Parliamentary “Briefing on the Health of Bees” published recently

A new Parliamentary Committee report says there is no evidence that neonics, if used correctly, are affecting bee health in New Zealand.

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