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Posts Tagged: bees

Stay Away from Stinging Insects

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The last weeks of summer are here and many are maximizing time outdoors, whether in yards, parks,...

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 9:54 AM
Tags: bees (7), honey bee (8), pest (95), Pest Notes (84), sting (3), summer (9), video (11), wasp (3), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

National Pollinator Week 2020

Adult honey bee,<i>Apis mellifera</i>. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This year, National Pollinator Week is June 22 to June 28, celebrating the value that pollinators...

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:55 AM
Tags: bees (7), insecticides (4), label (6), less toxic (2), natural enemies (10), pesticide safety (9), pesticides (30), pollinators (4), UC IPM (250)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Spring Swarms

Honey bee swarm on fence. (Credit: D Wolfe)

While we are staying home during the pandemic, insects are most definitely not!  In fact, you...

Posted on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), bees (7), control (53), honey bee swarms (2), honey bees (2), pest management (50), spring (4), swarm (2), termites (10), UC IPM (250)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Bees on the Baseball Field

Sign for fans. (Photographer unknown)

It's not often that we get to mix baseball and pests in our blog, but today we learned that the San...

Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 9:48 PM
Tags: bees (7), Cincinnati (1), control (53), delay (1), Giants (1), MLB (1), pesticides (30), Reds (1), swarm (2), UC IPM (250), Windbiel-Rojas (11)

It's National Honey Bee Day! (August 19th)

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National Honey Bee Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of every August. This year it falls on...

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:51 AM
Tags: apiculture (0), colonies (0), damage (0), honey bees (0), Nino (0), Parreira (0), pests (0), UC IPM (0), varroa mite (0)

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