The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released a handbook offering guidance on how to plant strategically to feed bees, says Rural Newsgroup. “It’s a useful tool to assist farmers support the bees, and incorporate into their on-farm planting for biodiversity and other environmental benefits that customers are now demanding,” says Dr Angus McPherson, Trees for Bees farm planting adviser and trustee, one of the lead researchers for the handbook.