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Is Glyphosate Killing Bees?

By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Consider This  /  3 Comments

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 […]

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Gardening for Success 2018 Conference

By   /  April 14, 2018  /    /  No Comments

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, […]

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Less Lawn Mowing = More Bees

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  Consider This, NRCS  /  1 Comment

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.

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Wyoming Bee University

By   /  March 16, 2018  /    /  No Comments

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 […]

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Where have all the bees gone?

By   /  March 27, 2013  /  Consider This  /  Comments Off on 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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