Published on May 17, 2019
Michigan is an important state for supporting the summer breeding population of monarchs. Here is an update on what we do and don’t know about increasing egg laying and survival.
Published on April 12, 2019
Early market hoop house tomato growers are reporting blossom drop soon after bumble bee delivery, but the flower abortions are probably not caused by bees.
Published on March 13, 2019
Only about 5 percent of monarch eggs survive to become butterflies. Doctoral student Andrew Myers set up 24/7 surveillance to determine who is preying on the eggs.
Published on February 22, 2019
Three regional meetings will share how to support and build on local efforts to improve pollinator health based on MSU research and findings.
Published on January 11, 2019
Project Wingspan and Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund expand their programs to Michigan and will provide seeds to help increase pollinator habitat.