White House to Help the Humble Bee

By Juliet EilperinWashington Post

The humble bee — nuisance, threat, and linchpin of the American food supply — has won over the leader of the free world. And now President Obama is intervening on the bee’s behalf as its habitat dwindles.

On Tuesday, the Obama administration will announce the first National Strategy to Promote the Health of […]

Pennsylvania Winter Losses Exceed 60%!

[Preliminary results are available from the Bee Informed Partnership regarding the 2014/2015 winter colony losses as reported by beekeepers across the nation. Pennsylvania beekeepers reported a whopping 60.6% colony loss over the winter. The particularly cold winter contributed greatly to the die-offs. Only four other states–Oklahoma, Illinois, Iowa and Delaware–reported colony losses greater than PA’s. […]