Bee Better Blog

Neonicotinoid insecticides are widely used in agricultural and urban settings.

While insecticides have long been recognized as a threat to bees, fungicides have generally been assumed to be relatively harmless.

Pesticide use can have negative impacts on wild and managed bees living and foraging in agricultural areas.

Roughly 70% of wild, native bees nest below-ground – in North America, that’s about 2,500 species of bees!

In the Media

Western Farm Press

Bee Better is generating meaningful change on farms, helping to preserve crop pollinators.

In Good Tilth: It's Time to Bee Better

A New Certification from the Xerces Society and Oregon Tilth Aims to Restore Pollinator Habitat

Press Releases

New Farm and food certification program gives recognition to conservation-minded farmers and food companies that protect pollinators.