2018-2019 Colony Loss Highest Since 2006

The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) recently conducted the 13th annual survey of managed honey bee colony losses in the United States. During the 2018-2019 winter an estimated 37.7% of managed honey bee colonies in the United States were lost. This loss represents an increase of 7 percentage points compared to last year (30.7%), and an increase of 8.9 … Continue reading 2018-2019 Colony Loss Highest Since 2006

May Beelines

From: Potter, Tammy (AGR) [mailto:Tammy.Potter@ky.gov] Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2019 10:44 AM To: Potter, Tammy (AGR) <Tammy.Potter@ky.gov> Subject: May Beelines Hi all: Just a friendly reminder that the Bee Informed Survey is now open (it closes on April 30).  If you have had bee losses, this is another chance to tell the national researchers: https://26.selectsurvey.net/beeinformed/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=LMS2019#.  If 300 Kentucky beekeepers respond, … Continue reading May Beelines