Friendship Between Researcher, Teenager Benefits Honey Bees

http://news.wsu.edu/2013/11/20/friendship-between-researcher-teenager-benefits-honey-bees/#.Uo_U7OI_6pJ By: Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – At just 16 years old, Sheridan Miller is already a veteran fundraiser. The Mill Valley, Calif., teenager recently donated $1,400 she raised to help support Washington State University’s honey bee stock improvement program. Over the past six years, she has… » More ...

Exploring Impact of Pesticides on Bee Colonies

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The sudden disappearance of honey bees in many parts of the country might be related to pesticide exposure, according to Washington State University entomologist Walter S. Sheppard. Read article, The Secret Death of Bees, from Spring 2010 in the Washington State Magazine Beekeepers have struggled as hives have failed soon after the bees embark on their… » More ...