Honey Bee Health Coalition Releases Information to Help Beekeepers, Veterinarians Manage Foulbrood

Guide includes how to test and treat American and European Foulbrood, new Veterinary Feed Directive rules for using antibiotics, and the importance of being vigilant The Honey Bee Health Coalition unveiled a new resource for beekeepers today — an information sheet for hive management decisions related to American Foulbrood (AFB) and European Foulbrood (EFB).An expert team of beekeepers, entomologists, apiary …

Washington State Beekeepers Now Protected from Civil Liability

 May 7, 2019, Olympia, WA: Today Governor Jay Inslee signed into law a bill which grants liability protection to beekeepers. House Bill 1133 passed the House by a vote of 96-0 and passed the Senate by a vote of 47-1.The new law grants protection from civil liability to beekeepers who register with the state Department of Agriculture as beekeepers and …

Bee Health Guru Smartphone App Promotes Kickstarter Fundraising Campaign

Bee Health Guru, a new smartphone app designed to help beekeepers diagnose conditions in their hives, is promoting a fundraiser to fine-tune development of its software. The Kickstarter campaign runs through the end of May.As Malcolm Sanford reports in the May issue of ABJ: “Bee Health Guru combines observations in the field using a phone’s microphone and an App running …

2019 USA PAm-Costco Scholar Fellowship Award Announcement

 Scholarship: In 2013 Costco and Project Apis m. (PAm) launched the first PAm-Costco Scholar Fellowship Program. Costco has an admirable commitment to sustainability, and is a champion supporter of honey bee research, recognizing it as an investment to ensure an ethical and sustainable food supply. ​ Investing in research that has real and practical impacts on the sustainability of honey bee health, honey production and crop production …

APHIS to Host Listening Session on Farm Bill Animal Health Provisions- March 21st

Of particular interest to beekeepers is “Section 12106, Veterinary Training,” in light of the Veterinary Feed Directive governing the use of antibiotics.APHIS to Host Listening Session on Farm Bill Animal Health Provisions Please join APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea and members of the Agency’s Management Team on Thursday, March 21, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET for a Farm Bill Listening …

FieldWatch® Announces Technology Innovations,
New Member States

Innovative row crop mapping system benefits FieldWatch users in Arkansas and three additional states as California and Maryland join the national registry FieldWatch, Inc®, a non-profit company that enhances communication and stewardship among diverse agriculture stakeholders, expands its online mapping system technology and welcomes California and Maryland as new member states.FieldWatch will be launching two technological advances in early 2019 to supplement …

Bee Informed Partnership Fundraiser

Hello Friend!Bee Informed Partnership would like to take a moment to thank you and your club for educating and sharing the love and excitement of beekeeping with your community! We happen to be huge fans of honey bees and of you.   For those who are not familiar with us, we are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization responsible for researching and collecting a variety of honey bee data and making …