Category Archives: Pollinators

Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees

Climate’s Effects on Flowers Critical for Bumble Bees From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg by Mick Kulikowski, NC State University In a study that shows the importance of climate change on critical pollinators, North Carolina State University researchers found … Continue reading

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Educational film showcases BMPs for protecting pollinators

Educational film showcases BMPs for protecting pollinators From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg In Southeast Farm Press The Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship (CURES), with support from Syngenta, has released an educational film showcasing best-management practices (BMPs) for protecting … Continue reading

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Rights-of-Way as Habitat workshop open to all

The next Rights-of-Way as Habitat Working Group meeting is one month away on Oct. 26th and 27th. Don’t wait, REGISTER today! This meeting is open to the public. We are excited to have a range of industry and expert speakers … Continue reading

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Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments…

Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ps.4602/epdf Assessing the value and pest management window provided by neonicotinoid seed treatments for management of soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura) in the Upper Midwestern United States by Christian H Krupke,Adam M Alford, Eileen M Cullen, Erin W … Continue reading

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USDA pollinator study examines forage quality

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg In Delta Farm Press USDA’s Economic Research Service conducted a literature review of the effects of land use on pollinator health and examined the trends in pollinator forage quality over the last 30 years. … Continue reading

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Management of honey bee colonies may contribute to Varroa populations, study shows

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Close proximity of honey bee colonies may contribute to Varroa population growth and virus transmission, according to an article recently published in Environmental Entomology. Varroa just detach from their current host and hitch … Continue reading

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Bayer announces 58 “Feed A Bee” projects

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg Bayer has  announced 58 projects that will receive funding to establish forage for pollinators across the nation. Nearly 100 projects were submitted in response to the request for proposals for the first … Continue reading

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Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees

 From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg by Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University A new study from North Carolina State University finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase. “We looked at 15 of the most … Continue reading

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European study shows various results with neonic-honey bee interactions

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg A study in Europe that tested bee health in neonicotinoid treated fields had different results in two countries, supporting previous statements that bee declines are the result of multiple factors. The study, … Continue reading

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Hot Cities Spell Bad News for Bees

From IPM in the South By Rosemary Hallberg by Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University A new study from North Carolina State University finds that common wild bee species decline as urban temperatures increase. “We looked at 15 of the most … Continue reading

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