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Bees

Our goals are to protect the health of bee pollinators and to promote sustainable beekeeping practices. We research honey bee behavioral ecology and disease resistance, and take pride in translating our results directly to students, beekeepers and the public.

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Pollinating new ideas

Extension brings new solutions to the problem of bee population decline.

Create a honey bee haven

There are steps you can take to help bee populations: plant bee-friendly plants and reduce pesticide use.

Healthy Bees online course

Fun modules to learn strategies for healthy bees, with minimum or no use of pesticides and antibiotics.

Vision for a new bee center

You can help build a new honey bee research facility at the University of Minnesota.

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