Protecting our Resources

Pesticides are Creating Pollination Problems and Killing Bees

By Doctor Mercola

Neonicotinoid pesticides, which are widely used in intensive agricultural operations, have been implicated in the decline of bees, particularly in commercially bred species like honeybees and bumblebees.

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Bee Pests & Diseases

  • Acarine (tracheal) mites

  • American foulbrood

  • European foulbrood

  • Sacbrood

  • Small hive beetle
  • Tropilaelaps

  • Nosema disease

  • Varroa mites

  • Wax moths

It is your responsibility as a beekeeper to report any of the above to the Department of Agriculture 

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