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  1. Top Ag News
    PM-19-049 Pasture, Rangeland, Forage and Apiculture Modifications for 2020

    PM-19-049 Rainfall and Vegetation Index – Pasture, Rangeland, Forage and Apiculture Modifications Effective for 2020 and Succeeding Crop Years

    September 3, 2019
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    Massive Bee Die-offs Baffle Scientists, Industry

    The enigma that is colony collapse disorder shows no sign of abating, as nearly 38 percent of honeybee colonies nationwide died last winter.

    June 20, 2019
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    Bee Colonies Fail from Cold During Shipping

    Cold temperatures inside honey bee colonies may cause colony losses during and after long-distance hauling, according to a preliminary study by Agricultural Research Service scientists.

    April 22, 2019
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    USDA-Honey Bee Colony Levels Have Remained Stable Despite Elevated Loss Rates

    New data show that, between 2007 and 2013, winter colony loss rates in the United States averaged 30 percent, which is approximately double the loss rate of 15 percent previously thought to be normal.

    October 8, 2018
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    9 Points from Honey Bee Colonies Report

    The number of honey bee colonies for operations with five or more colonies dropped from Jan. 1, 2017, to Jan. 1, 2018, the latest USDA NASS Honey Bee Colonies report shows.

    August 8, 2018
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    Possible ELD Livestock Delay

    U.S. Senator Deb Fischer praised the Senate’s passage of her amendment that would extend the electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for livestock haulers by one year.

    August 2, 2018
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    USDA Invests $10 Million in Pollinator Projects

    USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced 14 grants totaling approximately $10 million for research to help sustain healthy populations of pollinators.

    June 29, 2018
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    ARS Scientist Seeks Honey Bee Disease Controls

    Agricultural Research Service entomologist Steven Cook will be leading a $1 million funded international consortium of scientists to seek new controls for Varroa mites, honey bees’ number one problem.

    March 16, 2018
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    Democratic Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill to Protect Pollinators

    The legislation suspends the use of neonicotinoids.

    February 16, 2018
  10. ProAg News
    “Crop Insurance” Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

    Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF), Livestock and Apiculture insurance plans are just a few of the options available in the federal crop insurance program.

    September 14, 2017