By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – While neonicotinoid pesticides can harm honey bees, a new study by Washington State University researchers shows that the substances pose little risk to bees in real-world settings.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Going through customs can be frustrating for travelers. Imagine going through with a container of frozen bee sperm.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SPOKANE, Wash. – Apprentice beekeeper Bethe Bowman never thought she would care so deeply about the humble honey bee. Taking beekeeping classes through Washington State University Extension, she installed two buzzing backyard hives, each containing roughly 30,000 bees, this spring.
EVERETT, Wash. – The Master Beekeeper introductory/refresher course will be 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 16-Dec. 14, in McCollum Park at Washington State University Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. The five-week course will repeat beginning Feb. 22.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Research by a Washington State University bee scientist and a mushroom farmer indicates that extracts from the fungus might help honey bees fight off disease and parasites.
EVERETT, Wash. – Three sessions of a five-week course for novice beekeepers will be offered beginning in November, January and February through Washington State University Snohomish County Extension. Class size is limited.
Sheppard and Cobey discuss the challenges facing honey bees and the efforts to expand the U.S. honey bee gene pool. Video by WSU College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. Click the image above to see how semen is extract from honey bees Liquid nitrogen used to preserve semen from imperiled subspecies. […]
PULLMAN — Thomas E. Rinderer, research geneticist and research leader with the USDA-Agricultural Research Service Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Laboratory in Baton Rouge, La., will deliver two lectures during the 11th annual E. Paul Catts Memorial Lecture Series on March 22 and 23. Rinderer will speak on “Africanized Honey Bees in the Americas: […]