PROGRAMS UNDERWAY

Programs Underway

Provide recommendations to improve and increase forage in USDA Farm Bill Conservation Program Recommendations.

Coalition members offer consensus recommendations to increase the pollinator value and cost-effectiveness of USDA Farm bill private lands conservation programs like the Conservation Reserve Program. These programs provide critical habitat for bees and other pollinators.

Promote implementation of new on-the-ground forage projects

Coalition members are leading innovative efforts on the ground create pollinator forage. These efforts also benefit crop production, soils, water, wildlife, and other ecoystem services.

Advance nutrition supplement solutions

Coalition members are engaging beekeepers, researchers, and nutrition supplement developers to promote high quality, cost-effective nutrition supplements to support honey bees when forage is lacking.