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Honey Bee Health

Farmers are facing the challenge of providing more food for a growing population. As a company focused on sustainable agriculture, we recognize the importance of bees to both our business and growers. We are committed to supporting honey bee health and researching solutions for the complex challenges facing honey bees, an important ecosystem service provider and natural pollinator.

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Supporting Honey Bee Health and The Monarch Butterfly
Natural species and habitats have an inherent value all their own, separate from the benefits they provide the world’s human population. At Monsanto we understand and respect this. We also know that without a healthy natural environment, sustainable agriculture would not be possible. Productive farming depends on pollinators like the honey bee and on natural ecosystems that help maintain soil...
Jun 19, 2015 3:25 PM ET
Advocating for Honey Bee Health During Pollinator Week
Summer comes quickly in the Midwest. Recently, the temperatures jumped into the 90s, we have had plenty of rain, my lawn is growing like crazy, blackberries in the garden are starting to turn from green to red to black, and my honey bee colonies in my backyard are foraging on all of the beautiful blooming flowers and bringing that taste of summer back to the hive. Every time you see a honey...
Jun 16, 2015 7:10 AM ET
Fostering Dialogue on Sustainable Agriculture at SXSW ECO
By Jerry Hayes, Honey Bee Health Lead at Monsanto This week, my friends and I will join a global community at South by Southwest Eco (SXSW Eco) to explore solutions for a sustainable world.  As part of our commitment to engage in...
Oct 6, 2014 11:20 AM ET
New Coalition Brings Together Diverse Stakeholders to Improve Honey Bee Health
At the Saint Louis Zoo’s Annual Pollinator Dinner June 17, leaders of a new Honey Bee Health Coalition gathered to announce their plans for responding to declines in honey bee and pollinator health—a situation that puts worldwide food security at risk. The Honey Bee Health Coalition, which is facilitated by The...
Jun 18, 2014 2:45 PM ET
A Building Buzz for Bee Health
Today marks the start of National Pollinator Week, an international celebration of the valuable service provided to us by bees, birds, bats and beetles. We depend on these pollinators for about one-third of the food we eat, including fruit, vegetables and nuts, so they’re well-deserving of our attention and...
Jun 16, 2014 12:05 PM ET