Monthly Archives: May 2017

Honey Bee Health Coalition Urges Collaboration, Multifactor Strategies Following Release of National Survey of Colony Losses

KEYSTONE, CO, May 25, 2017 — The Honey Bee Health Coalition, a diverse group of more than 40 organizations working to support pollinator health, urged continued cross-sector collaboration following the release of a national survey showing “an estimated 21.1 percent of colonies managed in the United States were lost over the 2016-2017 winter.” These losses,… Read more »

Coalition Highlights Nutrition Report in American Bee Journal

In case you missed it, the Honey Bee Health Coalition highlighted its new nutrition report in the American Bee Journal‘s May 23 ABJ Extra: Enhancing Honey Bee Nutrition Through Collaboration, Communication By Julie Shapiro Grabbing a meal on the go isn’t easy — and that’s true whether you’re a human or a bee. Like us,… Read more »

Honey Bee Health Coalition Members Issue Farm Bill Principles

Honey Bee Health Coalition members brought their vision for collaboration and cross pollination to Capitol Hill this week in a letter to policymakers working on the next Farm Bill. Two dozen members of the Coalition wrote to policymakers on the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture and the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry… Read more »