When to harvest honey from your beehive
For beekeepers, knowing what time to harvest honey, is a matter of waiting until the beehive is full of cured, capped honey.
Methods of equalization
In order to make colonies more or less equal in strength, equalizing is an effective method for great care.
Equalizing: The bee’s knees in Maria’s apiary
After a spring clean up, Maria talk about equalizing bee colonies in order to make weak and strong colonies stronger.
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Bees are much smarter than we might think
Two separate studies show that while they may be small, bees and other insects are far more smarter than we have given them credit for.
European honeybees are being poisoned with up to 57 different pesticides
Honeybees across Europe are being poisoned by up to 57 different pesticides, a scientific study has found.
Parasites change bees chemical profile
Honey bees infected with the parasites like Varroa destructor have changes in the chemical profile of their skin and in their brains.
Could a mushroom save the honeybee?
A mushroom farmer and a scientist have created a beehive containing fungi that might just be the key to saving the imperiled honey bee.
Feeding bees in the Spring
Spring for the beekeeper starts at the blooming of the maples. You would think something as simple as feeding would not be controversial, but it is on several fronts.
The Nutrition of Organic Honey
Honey bees can detect early stage cancer!
Sonication: Pollination by vibration of bees
Bees get happier and more optimistic after eating a sweet treat
Scientists have created the perfect environment for bees to thrive
Amazing bees: they learn and teach like humans do!
Have you ever seen a bee having a wee?
No sick day for bees: They’re excellent workers even when they are ill!
Natural solution: Bee fence in Africa save farmers and their crops
Leading insecticide cuts bee sperm by almost 40%
What bees do to beat the heat?
Organic agriculture: right way of saving bees from extinction!
Bees use their fuzz to detect electric fields