High Levels of Miticides and Agrochemicals in North American Apiaries: Implications for Honey Bee Health

Citation: Mullin CA, Frazier M, Frazier JL, Ashcraft S, Simonds R, et al. 2010 High Levels of Miticides and Agrochemicals in North American Apiaries: Implications for Honey Bee Health. PLoS ONE 5(3): e9754. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0009754

 

Web Link:www.plosone.org

Brief Description:
Recent declines in honey bees for crop pollination threaten fruit, nut, vegetable and seed production in the United States. A broad survey of pesticide residues was conducted on samples from migratory and other beekeepers across 23 states, one Canadian province and …

The Managed Pollinator CAP after Three Years: Highlights and Emerging Trends

Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu

 


Keith S. Delaplane, Professor and CAP Director, University of Georgia

by Keith S. Delaplane, Professor and CAP Director, University of Georgia

CAP Updates: 23

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Pesticides and Their Involvement in Colony Collapse Disorder

Managed Pollinator Coordinated Agriculture Program (CAP) Updates

A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline

This is part of an ongoing series of updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP. Additional installments can be found at the:

CAP Updates Table of Contents

More information about the CAP can be found at:

http://www.beeccdcap.uga.edu


CAP Updates: 18

by JIM FRAZIER, CHRIS MULLIN, MARYANN FRAZIER and SARA ASHCRAFT Department of Entomology; Penn State University, 501 ASI Building, University Park, PA

Jointly published …

Honey Bee Winter Loss Survey

Honey Bee Colony Losses in the USA. The Bee Informed Partnership.

 

The Bee Informed Partnership conducts an annual Winter Loss Survey for beekeepers on, or near, April 1st. To participate in the survey, sign up to be notified by email here.
 

This data has been collected since the Apiary Inspectors of America winter loss survey of 2006-2007. See documents below for previous year’s results.

Losses 2006-2007, published in the American Bee Journal
Losses 2007-2008, published in PlosOne

Managed Pollinator CAP: Coordinated Agricultural Project

 

Research Updates from the Managed Pollinator CAP: Coordinated Agricultural Project

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Status Report on the Health of the US Honey Bee Industry

What you should know about the ‘honey bee crisis’

The following white paper titled 2013 Report on the National Stakeholder Conference on Honey Bee Health was released on May 3, 2013 from the The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

To view a PDF of the report visit: http://www.usda.gov/documents/ReportHoneyBeeHealth.pdf.

A press release for the 2013 Report on the National Stakeholder Conference on Honey Bee Health can be found here.


The following …

Colony Collapse Disorder Progress Report 2009

Colony Collapse Disorder Progress Report, CCD Steering Committee June 2009, cover page
Colony Collapse Disorder Progress Report, CCD Steering Committee June 2009, cover page

Mandated by the 2008 Farm Bill [Section 7204 (h) (4)], this first annual report on Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) represents the work of a large number of scientists from 8 Federal agencies, 2 state departments of agriculture, 22 universities, and several private research efforts.
In response to the unexplained losses of U.S. honey bee colonies now known as colony collapse disorder (CCD), USDA’s Agricultural Research Service …