Posts Categorized: Newsletter

New Beekeeper BMPs & Varroa Tool

Honey Bee Health Coalition releases two new resources to help beekeepers make informed hive management decisions Guide includes information on reducing pesticide exposure, treating pests and diseases and ensuring adequate nutrition The Honey Bee Health Coalition unveiled two new resources for beekeepers today: a best management practices guide for hive health and a decision support tool for taking on… Read more »

See our work in action with new Bee Integrated video

Have you seen the Coalition’s new video about the Bee Integrated Demonstration Project? The five-minute overview was shot in North Dakota this summer and features interviews with 11 project organizers, participants, and others who have made Bee Integrated possible. Read on for more about the Coalition’s 2018 achievements listed below and how you can help support… Read more »

Honey Bee Health Coalition and Entomological Society of America visit North Dakota for Hands-on Exploration of Pollinator Health

Participants say field tour inspired, broadened understanding, and promoted collaboration In August 2018, the Honey Bee Health Coalition (Coalition) and the Entomological Society of America’s Plant-Insect Ecosystems (ESA P-IE) Section co-hosted a three-day field tour in North Dakota to showcase the Bee Integrated Demonstration Project and its partners along with other collaborative efforts to study,… Read more »

The 2nd Annual Mite-A-Thon starts this Saturday!

Beekeeping clubs and associations are key to making Mite-A-Thon, which runs from Saturday, September 8, through Saturday, September 15, a success! Please help us spread the word about this exciting citizen science project. A single Varroa mite infestation can spread quickly and devastate hives across an entire region. Early detection and control are key to preventing… Read more »

Engaging Growers in Honey Bee Health

Farmers and bees are partners in supporting modern, production agriculture. The world counts on both to produce the food and products that are at the center of our way of life in North America and beyond. That’s why the Honey Bee Health Coalition is working across sectors to develop the tools and resources farmers need… Read more »

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 »