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American Bee Journal

Free April 2020 ABJ Download

Due to the shelter in place declaration for the State of Illinois, the Illinois State Beekeepers Association asked if we could make the April issue of American Bee Journal available to their members. We know that many other areas also have shelter in place declarations. Many bee meetings have been cancelled, yet beekeepers still need to know about beekeeping. So…
UOVBA News Bot
March 25, 2020
Bee Culture

CATCH THE BUZZ- Pesticide Seed Coatings are Widespread but Underreported

Pesticide Seed Coatings are Widespread but Underreported By: Sara LaJeunesse UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Pesticide-coated seeds — such as neonicotinoids, many of which are highly toxic to both pest and beneficial insects — are increasingly used in the major field crops, but are underreported, in part, because farmers often do not know what pesticides are on their seeds, according to…
UOVBA News Bot
March 25, 2020