Honey bee

Nearly 40% decline in honey bee population last winter is ‘unsustainable’, experts say

Scientists are studying the potential consequences of the rapid decline in the honey bee population in the United States and how to mitigate its effects before it causes serious problems for crop management and production. Honey bees are essential for pollinating flowers, fruits and vegetables and support about $20 billion in agricultural production in the […]

Honey bee

Auburn University survey finds high rate of honey bee colony loss

Bee colonies across the United States, including Georgia, have been in decline since the mid-2000s. However, more bee colonies died this winter than in any other year in the decade. previous year, according to a new study by Partnership informed by bees with Auburn University and the University of Maryland. The issue could be bad […]