September 24, 2018

Is Glyphosate Killing Bees?

This comes to us from the University of Texas at Austin.   The world’s most widely used weed killer may also be indirectly killing bees. New research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that honey bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, lose some of the beneficial bacteria in their guts […]

April 14, 2018

Gardening for Success 2018 Conference

Gardening For Success Conference, April 14-15, 2018, Laramie County Community College, Pathfinder Building, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Laramie County Master Gardener and the University of Wyoming, Laramie County Extension office, the State Master Gardener Association and the Wyoming Farmers Market Association are pleased to host a two day multi track specialty crop gardening program to challenge, […]

March 26, 2018

Less Lawn Mowing = More Bees

Sometimes bringing back the bees can be as simple as doing less, not more. Now scientists can tell you how often to mow your lawn to get the most bees possible.

March 16, 2018

Wyoming Bee University

Wyoming Bee University with a choice of four all day workshops on Friday, March 16.   Registration can be separate from the Bee College or you can sign up for a package deal.  Cost of the Bee University is $125/person. Choice 1; Apitherapy The hive as your medicine chest with Frederique Keller MS. L. Ac. President […]

March 27, 2013

Where have all the bees gone?

Pesticides called neonicotinoids became popular among farmers during the 1990s. They’re called neonics and they coat the seeds of many agricultural crops, including the biggest crop of all: corn. Farmers have used them because they protect those crops from insect pests. But they may also be killing bees.

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