By Bill Evans, JD1 1Alabama Beekeepers’ Association & Alabama Master Beekeeper In the last few years, many people have embraced agritourism as a method to educate the public about agriculture. Activities like navigating a corn maze, picking fruit, feeding animals, or visiting a bee yard (aka an apiary) are popular kinds of agritourism activities. … More The story behind The Sign: the Alabama Agritourism Statute
@AuburnAg‘s Bee Lab and biologists from @acadiauniversity recently published a paper in the journal Ecology & Evolution about the quality of food encountered by bees in agro-ecosystems. Unsurprisingly, diet quality and pesticide exposure heavily depends on crop type! Check out the full Open Access article here!
By William Rowe1 & Geoff Williams2 1The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Fairhope 2Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn Will you have to deal with a swarm at some point? Do bears poo in the woods? But, by employing a few simple, yet effective management strategies you can keep swarming to a minimum, … More Season of the Swarm – Part 3: OK Then, How Do I Stop This?