Farming for Bees

Guidelines for Providing Native Bee Habitat on Farms

Farming for Bees
By Mace Vaughan,Jennifer Hopwood, Eric Lee-Mӓder, Matthew Shepherd, Claire Kremen, Anne Stine and Scott Hoffman Black

Farming for Bees outlines ways to protect and enhance habitat for native crop pollinators in the farm landscape. Containing a wealth of information about common groups of native bees, their habitat requirements, and conservation strategies to increase their numbers on farms, this guide includes sections on:

• Establishing pollinator habitat
• Using flowering cover crops to support bees
• Extensive pesticide risk reduction guidance
• Checklists of farm habitat features for bees
• New case studies from farms across the country

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