Honey bee ‘cannot survive’ in polluted California lakes

A new study shows that honey bees that depend on the natural environment for food cannot survive in polluted lakes, and they are disappearing from the landscape.The findings, published Tuesday in the journal PLOS One, raise questions about whether the massive, industrial-scale use of neonicotinoid pesticides in the Midwest has poisoned the environment for years, leaving it barren of bees […]

How to Get Milk & Honey from the US Dairy Farmers Association

The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is a major advocate for the US dairy industry, but it is not just about getting milk for the cows.The organization’s goal is to help farmers and processors get milk from the American market, and it has a huge financial stake in the industry.The group is the largest and most influential lobbying organization for […]

How to stop honey bee stingers and honey bee nests from multiplying

How to control honey bee populations in your garden orchard is a topic that can get tricky.The honey bee has been around for at least 2.5 million years, so even if you don’t have a hive yet, it’s likely that you’re already at least a bit familiar with its capabilities.The honey bee’s ability to make honey is well-known.When it first […]