160. Winning the Bee War and Losing the Glyphosate Battles

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

Neonicotinoids Use Restrictions Enacted, Beekeepers Rejoice

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

BlackburnNews.com – Researchers Make Headway Against Bee Brood Disease

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

Weeds Seeds and Bees

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/