Posts Categorized: Newsletter

Honey Bee Health Coalition Unveils First Ever Set of Tools, Resources to Help Soybean Growers Support Pollinators, Reduce Pesticide Exposure

The Honey Bee Health Coalition unveiled today a series of tools and resources on best management practices for soybean growers — the first of its kind for soybeans — to support honey bee health and to help protect pollinators in and around soybean fields. An expert team of extension agents, agronomists, entomologists, beekeepers, soybean growers,… Read more »

Looking Ahead to a New Year, New Initiatives to Support Honey Bee Health

Throughout 2017, the Honey Bee Health Coalition substantially addressed the critical factors that influence bee health: hive pests and disease, forage and nutrition, and exposure to crop pesticides. There is still a great deal of work to do in 2018 and beyond, but beekeepers, farmers, researchers, and others are showing how collaboration and cooperation can… Read more »

Supporting Honey Bees and Soybean Producers

The Honey Bee Health Coalition has worked throughout 2017 to continue supporting collaborative solutions to help achieve a healthy population of honey bees in the context of productive agricultural systems and thriving ecosystems. As part of these efforts, the Coalition has developed a series of best management practices for soybean growers. This important initiative is… Read more »

Help Support Honey Bee Nutrition

The Honey Bee Health Coalition recently launched the 2017 Bee Nutrition Challenge: An Innovation Award to find new, innovative ideas to support honey bee nutrition. The competition will harness the best ideas to improve our understanding of honey bee nutrition and ensure these industrious pollinators can continue to support modern agriculture and food production. Click… Read more »

Working Together to Support Honey Bee Health

Honey bees have been hard at work this summer pollinating crops and supporting healthy ecosystems. This essential work is why bees are at the center of our food production and way of life in North America. The Honey Bee Health Coalition has been working equally hard to find new, innovative ways to support pollinator health… Read more »

Coalition Supports Honey Bee Health During Pollinator Week

Supporting honey bee health has never been as important as it is today. The annual Bee Informed Partnership survey has shown that in 2016, surveyed beekeeper lost a third of their bees. With agriculture dependent on honey bees and other native pollinators, the Honey Bee Health Coalition is proud to be developing collaborative, multi-factor solutions… Read more »