Pollinator Week runs June 20 to 26, celebrating the contributions pollinators make to our food and ecosystems. Pollinators are more than just bees, and altogether, they contribute between $235 billion and $577 billion annually to global food production. Farmers have long known that agriculture and nature are intensely interconnected — in fact, more than one-third […]
Some people argue that an increase in insecticide use (both organic and synthetic) and a much-publicized Colony Collapse Disorder issue have caused honey bees to become endangered. There are numerous organizations dedicated to “saving the bees,” and many of them have targeted farmers as major culprits in the demise of the honey bee population. On […]
Bees need farmers and farmers need bees. So we’ll continue to protect them, without help from sensationalist companies like BeeProductedUsa.
Most food doesn’t require insect pollination, but without it, some fruits & veggies could get scarce and expensive, and our diet could get a little boring.