Tag Archives: oregon

Buffalo State “Silence of the Bees”

Buffalo State College recently installed pollinator gardens on its campus in response to the continued threat of colony collapse disorder that we are seeing throughout the world. Read More

Posted in North America | Tagged , | Comments Off

Oregon bees to substitute for disappearing honeybees

OSU researchers experimenting with native species to pollinate red clover, a rotation crop Read more

Posted in Diseases and pesticides, North America | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Oregon State hires bee specialist to investigate hive collapse

Oregon State University has hired a honey bee specialist to help Northwest farmers avoid the the baffling collapse of bee colonies that has struck other agricultural areas. Ramesh Sagili, who holds degrees from an India agricultural university and a doctorate … Continue reading

Posted in North America | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Beeswax is not typical treasure hunt

There’s nothing like a shipwreck tale of mystery and intrigue to draw a weekday crowd to the Washington State Capital Museum for a noon-hour lecture. Read More

Posted in North America | Tagged , | Comments Off

Ore. researcher hopes dye attracts bees to fields

Oregon State University researchers hope that a fluorescent dye can attract more native bumblebees to farm fields to replace declining honeybees and boost the numbers of an insect essential to agriculture. Read More

Posted in North America, Pollination | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Money given to research bees

Oregon beekeepers and others have succeeded in obtaining more than $215,000 from the Oregon Legislature’s Emergency Board to study honeybee health Read More

Posted in Diseases and pesticides, North America | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off