Essential Resources

See How We Are Fostering Understanding

Watch us bring together diverse stakeholders in the The Bee Understanding Project film.

Watch the Bee Understanding Project film

View Our Free Guide for Varroa Management

Practical, effective methods that beekeepers can use to measure Varroa mite infestations in their hives and select appropriate control methods.

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Get Information on State MP3 Plans

Learn about state efforts to increase communication and promote BMPs to mitigate pesticide exposure and other bee health risk factors.

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The Situation

Click to learn about what honey bees are up against

How You Can Help

Everyone has a role in protecting bee health - whether you are a beekeeper, farmer, pesticide applicator, home gardener, or someone just looking to learn more about bees. You can plant bee forage, follow pollinator-friendly pest management practices, control varroa mites in your hives, and spread the word about bee health.

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How We Help Bees

Forage and Nutrition

We are looking at ways to improve honey bee nutrition to provide diversity in honey bee forage.

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Hive Management

We are making investments to understand and suppress varroa mite and virus susceptibility and developing best management practices (BMPs) for beekeepers.

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Crop Pest Management

We are developing crop- and product-specific best management practices and messaging.

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Outreach, Education and Communication

We are working across the public and private sector to coordinate on solutions that work.

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Coalition Updates

Working Together to Support Honey Bee Health

Honey bees have been hard at work this summer pollinating crops and

Honey Bee Health Coalition Launches Innovative Demonstration Project to Show Real-World Impact of Multiple Best Management Practices for Bee Health

The Honey Bee Health Coalition, a diverse group of more than 40

Introducing the 2017 Bee Nutrition Challenge: An Innovation Award

Honey bees are essential to modern food production, but a variety of

Get Ready for the Mite-A-Thon

Get Ready for the Mite-A-Thon Varroa mites are one of the greatest