There is some potential for tension between farmers and beekeepers. One must keep pests in check, while the other fears for the health of their bees and for residue-free honey. But bee and crop protection can work in harmony – as a collaborative project in Germany shows.
// Oilseed rape is s large-scale crop in Europe.
// The yellow blossoms are also an important food source for pollinators, such as honey bees.
// A new application technology for crop protection products can benefit the pollinators, as it reduces residues in pollen, nectar, and honey.