The Bee Gym, distributed by Vita Ltd., provides a low-cost, chemical-free, and sustainable way of helping honeybees groom themselves to get rid of varroa mites.
Purdue University entomologist Ian Kaplan and his team have received a $3.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture to fund their research into the environmental, ecological and socioeconomic effects of neonicotinoid pesticide use. Read more about Kaplan and the grant here.Read More »
On September 22, 2016, the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) proposed listing the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (RPBB) as endangered and invited comments from stakeholders. CLA has led efforts to inform partner organizations on the potential impact of the proposed listing to the health of U.S. agriculture, while pointing out[…]Read More »