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Lack of Honey Bee Pollination

Lack of honeybees impacting fruit production at Okanagan orchards “Some growers had to be shorted beehives this year because there wasn’t enough bees and manpower.” By : Mark Brett  •  Penticton Herald   Okanagan fruit growers who are already stinging from labour challenges and low prices now have a possible shortage of honeybees to worry about. “I don’t want to be an…
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June 2, 2021
Bee Culture

CATCH THE BUZZ- Michigan Vegetable Pollinator Stewardship Guide

MSU ExtensionPollination Pollinator stewardship guide for vegetable growers Ana Heck, Michigan State University Extension – April 16, 2021 Growers, beekeepers and MSU Extension provided input on a vegetable pollinator stewardship guide to protect and support managed pollinators. Honey bee pollinating a melon blossom. Photo by Dan Wyns. The Vegetable Pollinator Stewardship Guide, https://www.canr.msu.edu/resources/vegetable-pollinator-stewardship-guide ,  was developed as part of a strategy to reduce pollinator…
UOVBA News Bot
June 2, 2021