Bee Downtown is creating the largest honeybee corridor to rebuild the health of the bees responsible for pollinating 70 of the world’s top 100 crops.
The innovative Bee Downtown brings agriculture to the cityscape on pollinators’ wings, and gets urbanites caring about the industry again.
Bees are crucial to the agricultural industry. You may already know that one out of every three bites of food you take is because of their crop pollination, but there are many facts that people aren’t aware of. Here are 12 interesting facts about bees, nature’s first farmer: 1. There are 20,000 species of bees. […]
Efforts to combat honeybee colony collapse disorder are buzzing along as researchers across the country investigate integrated pollination strategies. An expansive 15-institute, 50-scientist and 100-farm program, the Integrated Crop Pollination Project led by Michigan State University entomology professor Rufus Isaacs has been cranking out research since it launched in 2014 with an $8.6 million grant […]