Natural Buzz: How To Make Bee-Friendly Farms (video) University of Vermont Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Bee scientists Taylor Ricketts and Charlie Nicholson study bee-friendly farms. Their research, at the University of Vermont, aims to protect bees, boost crop yields, and help farmers understand the benefits of conserving bees. Credit Gund Institute/UVM Usage Restrictions With credit. To be used in the context of communicating scientific research related to bees impacts on agriculture. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.