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Researchers determine pollen abundance and diversity in five major pollinator-dependent crops

Aug 28, 2019
A new study provides valuable insights into pollen abundance and diversity available to honeybee colonies employed in five major pollinator-dependent crops in Oregon and California.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Honey Bees & Pollinator Health

A list of resources about honey bees, beekeeping, and pollinator health.

By Ramesh Sagili, Andony Melathopoulos, Gail Langellotto, | Collection

Is there a bee-safe way to protect fruit trees from insects?

I have honeybees at my dad's house. He wants to spray his fruit trees with Bonide complete tree spray. I don't think I can talk him out of it. Is there any way to minimize the damage? I told him he needs to mow so there are no dandelions or anything they are foraging on anywhere near, and to do it...

By Anna Ashby | Featured Question

Bees, Seeds, and Water Beads

Central Oregon is a global mecca for vegetable seed. Learn how Oregon State research has crafted a unique balance between honeybees, pheromones, irrigation, and farming to grow vegetable seeds better than almost anywhere in the world.

By Rhonda Simmons | Video

Honeybees prioritize well-fed larvae for emergency queen-rearing, study finds

Jun 7, 2018
New research shows that honeybees prioritize the nutritional status of larvae when selecting for a new emergency queen.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Create a Home Landscape for Pollinators: Butterflies, Bees and Hummingbirds

Pollinator numbers have declined due to habitat destruction and incorrect chemical use. However, you can create a beautiful pollinator paradise in your home landscape by following these planting guidelines.

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Gardens key to supporting pollinators

Oct 21, 2016
Cities are not the biological deserts once thought

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Protecting bees from pesticides: Now there’s an app for that

Apr 8, 2016
Farmers and beekeepers can now look up pesticide tables on their smartphones

By Gail Wells | News Story