Marla Spivak has become one of the country’s leading champions for bees. Now she’s fighting for their survival.
Updated: September 28, 2014, - 05:50 AM
Marla Spivak, a star researcher at the University of Minnesota, has become one of the nation’s leading champions for...
Updated: September 28, 2014, - 05:44 AM
The highly complex seed combinations that Minnesota farmers find on the market are determined by interwoven licensing agreements among the companies that control the seeds and the companies that make the insecticides.
Updated: September 27, 2014, - 10:13 AM
Bees are dying due to insecticides, parasites and changes in farming, and that threatens nation's fruit and vegetable crops.
Updated: September 26, 2014, - 01:25 PM
Farmers have few alternatives to the high-tech seeds that produce big crops — but also create an unhealthy landscape for...
Updated: September 07, 2014, - 12:04 PM
The first year of a landmark study found higher mortality rates than normal and listed several causes. Researchers say more work is needed.
Updated: August 09, 2014, - 10:12 PM