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Jun 14, 2022

Celebrate Pollinator Week June 20-26

Celebrate the impact of pollinators during Pollinator Week June 20-26. 

Bumble bee on a flower

Jun 13, 2022

Shorter, Wider Flowers May Transmit More Parasites to Bees

Flower shape has the biggest effect on parasite transmission to bees, according to a new study. 

May 19, 2022

Bee-Friendly All Summer

Celebrate World Bee Day on May 20 with these bee-friendly tips. 

May 18, 2022

Keep Those Bee Hotels Buzzing

To celebrate World Bee Day, Farms, Food and You sat down with NC State's Elsa Youngsteadt to learn how we can help foster bee populations with gardens and bee hotels. 

up close picture of a bee

Feb 25, 2022

Being Near Pollinator Habitat Boosts Soybean Size

Researchers at NC State have found that soybean crops planted near pollinator habitat produce larger soybeans than soybean crops that are not planted near pollinator habitat. 

Man in protective gear near bee swarm

Sep 2, 2021

Making a Beeline for RDU Airport

Traveling honeybees reach their new home with help from an NC State professor and beekeeping hobbyist. 

Jun 16, 2021

Celebrate Pollinator Week June 21-27

Celebrate the impact of pollinators during Pollinator Week June 21-27. 

Apr 22, 2021

NC State Named A ‘Bee Campus USA’

The certification recognizes NC State’s ongoing efforts to conserve pollinator species. 

Swallowtail butterfly on flower

Feb 22, 2021

New Book: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies and More

A step-by-step book from NC State faculty members helps gardeners design and maintain beautiful habitats to support pollinators. 

Feb 11, 2021

Do You Want to Build a Bee Hotel?

Learn how to build a bee hotel just in time for spring with Applied Ecology's Elsa Youngsteadt. She's partnering with Hill Library‚Äôs Makerspace for a virtual build-a-long on Feb. 27.