Spraying oilseed rape © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
A smartphone and computer tool that allows farmers to notify beekeepers without needing their contact details is offering a simple way so send out alerts ahead of insecticide applications. The system, called Beeconnected, allows beekeepers to be notified without a farmer having to even pick up the phone ahead of getting out in the field. Run by pesticide lobbying organisation the Voluntary Initiative, the system allows beekeepers to take action to keep bees away from freshly sprayed fields, limiting any […]