Posts Categorized: Newsletter

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 »

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 »

Coalition Abuzz in Early 2017

With spring well underway, honey bees and pollinators are abuzz with work supporting healthy, vibrant ecosystems. Across North America, honey bees are hard at work helping produce the foods and other products we rely upon every day. The Honey Bee Health Coalition also has been hard at work this spring, working to launch new resources… Read more »

Free Varroa Resources & Bee Club Presentation

Varroa mite infestation represents one of the greatest threats to honey bee health. When honey bee colonies are untreated or treated ineffectively, colonies can fail and mites will spread to other nearby colonies — including your neighbors’ hives. Every honey bee colony in the continental United States and Canada either has Varroa mites today or… Read more »