• Wednesday, August 23, 2017

bees

Oregon Farmers Strive to Bee Friendly

Oregon Farmers Strive to Bee Friendly

By Mitch Lies for Growing Oregon magazine In 2001, Mike Omeg, a cherry grower from The Dalles, planted native plants near one of his orchards to attract beneficial insects to help suppress black cherry aphid. The response was better than ...

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National Pollinator Week

National Pollinator Week

Most people are familiar with honey bees. In fact, in Oregon we have roughly 500 species of bees that vary greatly in size shape, and behavior. We have managed bees such as honey bees, mason bees, leafcutter bees, and alkali ...

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Honeybees

There’s a real buzz about honeybees in Oregon agriculture. In fact, 1 in 3 items we eat is directly related to the hard work honeybees put into pollinating. We take a look at how one local business is helping out ...

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