Managing Pesticides to Protect Bees

Avoiding pesticide use is the best option for conserving pollinators. Most insecticides (and a handful of fungicides and herbicides) can kill bees directly or have sublethal effects that reduce the number of offspring a female bee can produce. When pesticides must be used, actions that reduce their drift (off-target movement) and maintain buffer zones between … Continue reading Managing Pesticides to Protect Bees