Discussion With USDA About Honey Bee Health Survey

Thriving Or Dying

Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a survey about honey bee health which has created quite a stir from bee health advocates as well as beekeepers. The survey implies that honey bee populations are increasing. Meanwhile, beekeepers are expressing concerns about the interpretation of this data. In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer discusses the survey with Mr. Joshua O’Rear, an agricultural statistician with USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. His current duties include preparing the estimates for the Honey, Honey Bee Colonies, and Cost of Pollination reports. Stay tuned!

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How To Recognize and Remove Poison Ivy

Do you know how to recognize poison ivy? Most people are highly allergic but have no idea what it looks like. Quite often, it is mistaken for many other plants that are harmless or pose little threat to humans. Poison Ivy can be found in many public parks, recreational sites and in places where you would not expect to find it. So, how do you recognize it and more importantly, how do you remove it? Stay tuned to find out! In this segment of The Organic View Radio Show, host, June Stoyer talks to Dr. Douglas Tallamy about what you need to know when it comes to recognizing and removing poison ivy!

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Beth Conrey Reviews Colorado Pesticide Applicators’ Act

In The Hot Seat The state of Colorado is once again in the news regarding legislation that will impact applicators as well as beekeepers. The Sunset Review Hearing for the Pesticide Applicators’ Act is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. There has been a great deal of concern by the beekeeping community, […]

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