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How to Reduce Bee Poisoning from Pesticides

Pacific Northwest Extension Publication PNW 591

Dr. Ramesh Sagili has reported Oregon's first documented case of a "zombie" fly infecting a honey bee. As the press release notes, he "stumbled upon a belly-up bee on a sidewalk under a street light" on the Oregon State University campus Corvallis one morning in late July this year. Check out a photo of the fly, which developed from a maggot that crawled out of the dead honey bee. The photo is by Oregon State Arthropod Collection. Corvallis, OR; Specimen #0000445045, some rights reserved.


In Review of Selected Research, Dr. Ramesh Sagili takes a look at some of the recently
published research regarding several issues of concern to beekeepers today. They include
the phorid fly, neonicotinoids, and GMOs. The article is published in the July 2012 issue of The Bee Line, and is provided here with permission.

Current and Past Regional Surveys

Current and past regional Overwintering Surveys and Pollination Surveys may also be of interest. The following represents a "work in progress" as regional surveys that have been conducted over time continue to be compiled. In some instances, the same material was printed in more than one publication. At times, variation exists in the material presented, and all available materials are posted here. Please visit again for updates.

Overwintering Surveys

2010-2011 Caron&Sagili Overwintering Survey Pt 1 from The Bee Line

2010-2011 Caron&Sagili Overwintering Survey Pt 2 from The Bee Line

Pollination Surveys

2011 Caron&Sagili Pollination Survey from American Bee Journal

2011 Caron et al. Summary Pollination Survey from The Bee Line

2010 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Report

2009 Burgett Pollination Survey from The Bee Line

2008 Burgett Pollination Survey from Washington State Beekeepers Association newsletter

2008 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Report

2007 Burgett Pollination Survey

2006 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Report

2006 Burgett Pollination Survey from The Bee Line

2005 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Report

2005 Burgett Pollination Survey from The Bee Line

2004 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Report

2004 Burgett Pollination Survey from Washington State Beekeepers Association newsletter

2003 Burgett Pollination Survey from Washington State Beekeepers Association newsletter

2001-2002 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Market News

2000 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Market News

2000 Burgett Pollination Survey from The Bee Line

1999 Burgett Pollination Survey

1998 Burgett Pollination Survey

1998 Burgett Pollination Survey from The Bee Line

1997 Burgett Pollination Survey

1996 Burgett Pollination Survey

1994 Burgett Pollination Survey

1993 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Market News

1992 Burgett Pollination Survey from National Honey Market News

1991 Burgett Pollination Survey

1987 Burgett&Stringer Pollination Survey taken from The Bee Line

1986 Burgett Pollination Survey from The Bee Line

1986 Burgett Pollination Value from The Bee Line

SWARM COLLECTION

See a contact list by location of beekeepers who collect swarms of honeybees.

POLLINATION SERVICES

See a contact list of beekeepers who provide pollination services.

FARM DIRECT MARKETING RULES

Download the Farm Direct Rules PDF document.

BECOME A MEMBER

Download the OSBA Membership form.

HIVE REGISTRATION

Download the Oregon Dept of Agriculture Hive Registration form.

ENDOWMENT AGREEMENT

View or download the Endowment Agreement with Oregon State University.

DONATE TO THE ENDOWMENT

View instructions for donating to the OSU Endowment for the Northwest Apiculture Fund for Honey Bee Research, Extension and Education.

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