New Workers in Town: Ford Launches Beekeeping Program Adding Six Honey Bee Hives at World Headquarters

DEARBORN, Mich., - This month Ford launches a global beekeeping program with six new honey bee hives at its Dearborn World Headquarters in support of honey bee populations, the local ecosystem, and gardening and farming communities.“Sustainability is more than improving fuel economy and reducing waste,” says Kim Pittel, Ford group vice president, sustainability, environment and safety engineering. “It’s about improving the …

The Bee Nutrition Challenge: An Innovation Award

Courtesy ofCalling all honey bee and animal nutrition enthusiasts!The Honey Bee Health Coalition is excited to announce the launch of the 2017 Bee Nutrition Challenge: An Innovation Award.The Problem Our honey bees are in trouble, partly because they don’t have enough to eat. Thanks to researchers, we’ve learned a lot about the nutrients bees need in order to thrive. However, there’s …

Post Offices ‘Abuzz’ Over Protect Pollinators Forever Stamps

©2017 USPS RICHMOND, VA — The U.S. Postal Service will pay tribute tomorrow to the beauty and importance of pollinators with stamps depicting two of our continent’s most iconic, the monarch butterfly and the western honeybee, each shown industriously pollinating a variety of plants native to North America.The Protect Pollinators Forever stamps will be dedicated at noon tomorrow at the American …

National Honey Board creates new educational brochure

National Honey Board Creates New Educational Brochure

Firestone, Colorado, April 3, 2017 – In a continued effort to provide honey industry members with beautiful and inspirational educational materials, the National Honey Board (NHB) has created a new brochure that shares honey’s unique journey from blossom, to bee, to hive and to bottle. Honey’s Sweet Journey: From Bee to Bottle is the newest addition to the NHB’s inventory …