This report provides information on honey bee colonies in terms of number of colonies, maximum, lost, percent lost, added, renovated, and percent renovated, as well as colonies lost with Colony Collapse Disorder symptoms with both over and less than five colonies. The report also identifies colony health stressors with five or more colonies. The data for operations with honey bee colonies are collected from a stratified sample of operations that
responded as having honey bees on the Bee and Honey Inquiry and from the NASS list frame. For operations with five or more colonies, data was collected on a quarterly basis; operations with less than five colonies were collected with an
Category: Animals and Animal Products:Bees and Honey Keyword: honey, colony collapse disorder, crop losses, honey bees, and honey bee colonies Latest Release: Aug 1, 2019
This file contains the annual report of the number of colonies producing honey, yield per colony, honey production, average price, price by color class and value; honey stocks by state and U.S. The report also notes trends and changes in the honey producing sector, such as percent change in honey prices or quantity of production. The data for this report were collected from a stratified sample of all known operations that also meet USDA's definition of a farm, prices were collected by color class and marketing channel from operations with five or more colonies.
Category: Animals and Animal Products:Bees and Honey Keyword: prices, honey, color, production, and honey bees Latest Release: May 16, 2019
NASS Cost of Pollination
This report includes current and previous year data on cost of pollination for tree fruit, melons, blueberries, vegetables, citrus, and other crops. Data is presented in a price per acre, colonies used, price per colony, and total value of pollination by class and type of fruit.
Category: Crops and Crop Products:Fruits Keyword: pollination, costs, insect pollination, and honey bees Latest Release: Dec 6, 2018