State Investigating Eugene Bee Deaths

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Agriculture is investigating why hundreds of bees are dying in a west Eugene neighborhood. Bee advocates say something needs to be done soon to prevent more insect deaths. Glass Tree Care and Spray Service says it performed tree maintenance on Jacobs Lane. In a statement, the company says … Continue reading »

GloryBee Foods Hosts Bee Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — Veteran and novice beekeepers are coming together this weekend for GloryBee Foods Annual Bee Weekend. The GloryBee Foods parking lot just off Highway 99 was filled with vendors and visitors for the 40th year. There are demonstrations and you can try some free honey. Organizers say it’s a great opportunity to learn … Continue reading »

Pesticides Killing Bee Population

EUGENE, Ore. — They help Oregon bring in about $600 million worth of agricultural profit every year but their population has been dying off rapidly. We’re talking about bees and on Saturday, people gathered at a Eugene grocery store to celebrate National Honey Bee Day and spread awareness about a pesticide they say has been … Continue reading »