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250,000 essential bees almost did not reach Canada this year

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-04 Fri 08:11

Importing bees is a challenge Rod Scarlett knows well. When most international flights stopped in March, thousands of queen bees were stranded abroad, and Scarlett, the executive director of the Canadian Honey Council, had to figure out how to get them to Canada on time. “The early spring is when we…

Wild bees very critical to US agriculture

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-04 Fri 08:10

New research seems to affirm that wild bees, like bumblebees, mason bees and squash bees, are more essential to many agricultural crops in Pennsylvania than previously thought. After surveying the impact of wild bees at 131 farms in Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Michigan, Oregon and Washington, and…

Lack of bees, pollination limiting crop yields across U.S., B.C., study finds

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-29 Wed 09:26

A lack of wild bees and managed honeybees is limiting pollination and yields for certain crops on farms in British Columbia and across the United States, a collective of researchers has found.

Biostimulant for higher yield and securing bee population

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-17 Fri 08:14

GROPRO announces launching a new Bio-Stimulant - 'Awakening Pollination' - which stimulates the plants' natural processes to enhance flower development while increasing stamen hold and pollinator activity. This in turn increases total flower pollination ensuring overall plant yield increases. The primary…