Click on this link for information and resources on best management practices involving pesticides and honey bees in apples and other tree fruit from Cornell University.
Securing Pollinator Health and Crop Protection: Communication and Adoption of Farm Management Techniques in Four Crops. Pollinator Partnership (includes BMPs for Apples).
Pollinator Protection in Apples. A factsheet produced by Dr. James Walgenbach, Extension Entomologist, NC State University.