Category: Action

Things anyone can do to support bees, beekeepers, and research organizations

Action, Recommendations

Protective Measures of Beehives During Hurricanes

The following message from Dr. David Tarpy at NCSU addresses keeping bees safe in the event that hurricane Irma comes your way. Hi everyone, With uncertain track of hurricane Irma, there are some important considerations for beekeepers who may be affected by the heavy rain and winds. Please further disseminate to your local network of …

Action, Beekeeper Support

Register Your Hives

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has joined other states in partnering with FieldWatch, an online mapping service to help prevent crop damage and bee deaths due to accidental/unintended pesticide drift. FieldWatch is currently operating in fourteen states and one Canadian province: Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, …