In this issue:
This is the 6th annual honey bee Winter Loss Survey.
See results from 2011 presented by Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp through vlogs (Video Blogs) in the online newsletter.
Managed Pollinator CAP updates
- Honey Bee Genetic Diversity and Breeding: Towards the Reintroduction of European Germplasm, by Walter S. Sheppard, Washington State University: February 2012
- The Managed Pollinator CAP after Three Years: Highlights and Emerging Trends, by Keith S. Delaplane, Professor and CAP Director, University of Georgia: January 2012
- Nest Location in Bumble Bees: Effect of Landscapes and Insecticides by Anne L. Averill, University of Massachusetts/Amherst: December 2011
Small Hive Beetle Integrated Pest Management, an Extension bulletin, has been released by Dr. Michael Hood, Extension Apiculturist at Clemson University.
See these articles and video at http://www.extension.org/pages/63336/bee-health-update-41-march-2012