Some parts of New Jersey may be see large numbers of adult 17-year cicadas emerge this spring, with their distinctive dark bodies, red eyes, and noisy habits. After 17 years in the soil as immature nymphs, living on the sap of tree roots, the insects emerge from the soil together, find a tree or similar […]
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As the air temperature outside reaches 50 degrees bumble bee queens should be emerging with their new brood of workers. Greenhouse growers are already using bumble bee workers to pollinate flowers on crops like tomatoes. A box of bumble bee workers arrived yesterday at the Buzby Farm in Salem County. https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/20800500/BumbleBeeRearingGuide.pdf http://ir4.rutgers.edu/Ornamental/PollinatorWorkshop_FIlesForWeb/PollinatorWorkshop_05_Stoner.pdf https://winfreelab.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/newjerseynativebees_foldout.pdf