This is the World Organic News for the week ending the 11th of March 2019. Jon Moore reporting! Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil! The decline of honeybees from Colony Collapse Disorder to pesticide effects has been well documented over the past decade or so. The news has been all bad but there is hope! … Continue reading 160. Winning the Bee War and Losing the Glyphosate Battles
By gardendaze There’s a lot of information out there about planting for butterflies and hummingbirds but there’s less available about planting for bees. I’m not sure why that is–perhaps because until recently we were only thinking about honeybees, which are a managed species, and not perhaps about our hundreds, if not thousands of native bee … Continue reading Planting for Bees
Neonicotinoids restrictions enacted in Ontario have beekeepers in Canada rejoicing, and their peers in others regions and nations hopeful for similar legislation. The Ontarioneonicotinoids restrictions state that the chemical pesticides popular with biotech giants like Monsanto will be restricted by 80 percent by 2017. A 2014 Harvard study states that neonicotinoids – the dominant ingredient … Continue reading Neonicotinoids Use Restrictions Enacted, Beekeepers Rejoice
Ray Baynton on December 18, 2014 8:43am While some are focussing on the impact of neo-nics on bees, University of Guelph researchers are making progress against another pollinator disease.Professor Rob Merrill says American Foulbrood disease is the most widespread and destructive of bee brood diseases.His team has found a toxin released by the pathogen that … Continue reading BlackburnNews.com – Researchers Make Headway Against Bee Brood Disease
From the Huffington Post: What's the deal with the Bees?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Answer by Matan Shelomi, Entomology, Biology, Evolution I [and pretty much all … Continue reading Why Are Bees Disappearing?
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Eric Frisk adopted organic gardening methods partly because, he says, “I’m a lazy and cheap gardener,” and composting in his backyard garden was an easy way to loosen the Texas clay soil.... More here: http://www.fairfield-sun.com/27870/weeds-seeds-and-bees/