Do Fertilizers Interfere with Bees’ Ability to Pollinate?

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If you didn’t already know, flowers are electric! Flowers can draw pollinators in by emitting a negative charge. Since insects carry positive charges, the opposing electric fields are naturally drawn together. This electric connection helps bees and other insects find flowers, along with visual and scent cues. Since bees create an electrical charge when they…

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KEEP OUT! Ants Bring Disease to Honeybee Hives

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As if honeybees do not have enough threats against them, researchers have found that ant raids are invading honeybee hives and bringing increased disease levels that are destroying millions of hives globally. Ants are, of course, looking for that delicious honey. However, in the process, the ants devastate the hive and kill the bees. In…

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Beekeepers Trying Everything to Save Starving Bees

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Busy bees happily pollinate many crops nationwide. California’s almonds and Maine’s blueberries are some of the delicious and nutritious crops Americans enjoy. The almond crop is a critical source that food growers and bees depend on for survival. Beekeepers have a unique pulse on our nation’s agricultural activity, and the climate crisis has many concerned…

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What’s The Big Deal About Crystallized Honey?

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Also known as “crunchy” honey, crystallized honey has long been the less popular bee product, spending more time on shelves and roadside tables. So, what is it about crystallized honey, and why isn’t it as popular? In this week’s blog, we look at what creates the difference between liquid and crystallized honey, the benefits of…

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First Honeybee Vaccine Approved by United States Government

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There is nothing unusual about hearing the topic of vaccines come up regularly on the news and other social media platforms. However, this week, the topic of bee vaccines may have caused some to take a second look, and rightly so. The United States government has granted a conditional for commercial beekeepers to use a…

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Best Christmas Tree Disposal for the Environment and Pollinators

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Christmas trees bring a touch of the outside into homes over the holidays. The lights and look of a tree can transform any room into a vision of holiday cheer. The tree becomes the center of attention as gifts are placed underneath, and unwrapping happens in a flash on Christmas morning. Since the tree is…

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