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Blackberry Honey Shortage

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

Blackberry honey will be scarce this coming fall!

Extreme drought conditions in the Pacific Northwest last year left a parched look to the hillsides and some trees and grass. That giant sucking sound that was heard in the fall was discounted by the natives as just another rainy season beginning.buy Gourmet Honey Now Most of the flora rebounded quickly and rehydrated. However the blackberry vines and brambles suffered the most. Some of the established canes died completely. It is true that there will still be lots of blackberries along the lanes, pathways and most freeways in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Northern California.

This year the blackberries may not recover to their pre-drought production. This may not be of concern to landowners that fight the spreading blackberry vines, but to the beekeeper this drought will have a serious effect on his honey crop. Blackberry honey is the most abundant gourmet honey worldwide. Blackberry honey is sought after and purchased by honey connoisseurs and great chefs in almost every nation on the planet. Ninety three percent of wild blackberry honey comes from the Pacific Northwest.

The strange bee anomaly of absconding has beekeepers asking for federal aid to ward off a catastrophe of poor honey harvest this year. For some strange reason half of the beehives did not survive the winter. Unless immediate measures are implemented to replace the hives that died, there will be a poor wild blackberry crop not to mention a devastating year for every crop that needs bees as a pollinator.Next time you see a field with beehives, thank your local beekeeper for a bountiful crop of all melons, fruits, most vegetables and nuts.

The good news is that we have our beehives ready and plan to harvest one of the most concentrated wild blackberry counties in Washington State. Our sources of fireweed honey and raspberry honey are in these same counties.

If you have never tasted wild blackberry honey… well this paper is not designed to portray taste very well… the flavor is unlike any honey you have tasted before, it has body, a full robust flavor that lingers in the mouth, a wonderful aroma…it is so good I recommend you try it! Wild blackberry Honey.

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Star Thistle honey an American Favorite

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Star Thistle Honey. America is defining its choice for their favorite honey. Editors give star thistle honey five star reviews.

The price: “If you need to ask, don’t buy.”buy Gourmet Honey Now

Taste: “Star thistle honey is golden ambrosia.”

San Francisco Magazine awarded Star Thistle Honey as “One of the 125 Best Things to Eat in the San Francisco Bay Area.”

“Star thistle honey has notes of cinnamon and a long, sweet finish.”

“The only thing needed with star thistle honey is baroque music.”

“Just eat it out of the jar!”

“Star thistle honey should be hidden from the unsophisticated…”

“Do not camouflage the marvelous star thistle honey with any other ingredient…”

“Star thistle honey should be sipped from a silver spoon.”

“For the sake of star thistle honey it should not mixed, combined or eaten with anything other than sultry background music.”

The reports continue to come in from chefs and honey tasters from all across the nation. Star thistle honey is our favorite. You be the judge try this fabulous gourmet honey.

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Tupelo Honey New Crop

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Tupelo honey blooms start in North Florida about the second week in April. The largest populations of White gourmet tupelo honey gum trees in the world are concentrated along the Chipola River and the Apalachicola River where the swamps meet the dirt roads.buy Gourmet Honey Now

These verdant tupelo gum tree canopies turn white with small white ball blooms to attract honey bees to one of the most sought after nectar flows in America. When the tupelo honey flower blooms begin to fall into the water below the beekeeper races to strip the honey supers (boxes of honey) from the hive before the bees mix another honey with the tupelo honey.

Raising bees on small piers above the river water increases the degree of difficulty over regular land honey harvest by a degree of 10. Special housing is needed to place the newly filled honey supers while waiting to be extracted. The hive beetle and wax moth can ruin the tupelo honey if not protected.

The assiduous colony of 60,000 plus bees per hive will fly over two million air miles to the tupelo honey blossoms to gather tupelo nectar that will be evaporated to just one pound of gourmet tupelo honey.

This exclusive gourmet tupelo honey is worth every harvesting difficulty as the tupelo honey experience is a culinary destination experienced by few. Tupelo honey is said to taste like the aroma of a flower bouquet. Difficult to imagine, but very easy to taste!

Tupelo honey production shrinks each year, throw in bad weather conditions and there is a tupelo honey shortage. Buy your gourmet tupelo honey early.

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Raspberry Honey Gourmet Choice

Monday, March 26th, 2007

Raspberry honey and Whatcom County are one word. When it comes to commercial quantities of gourmet raspberry honey, the golden nectar can be found all over the world but the capital remains Whatcom County, Washington.buy Gourmet Honey NowEven Skagit County to the south that has loads of raspberries does not have the conditions to equal the raspberry honey output of its northern neighbor.

Gourmet raspberry honey has its Pacific Northwest beginnings in the first and second week of May. Raspberries bloom the first of May with the bees descending upon the white spring raspberry flowers. The raspberry honey nectar is a large nectar flow that is brought in by the bees in a very short period of time. Like all nectar, raspberry honey nectar is first evaporated to get the water content below 19%. The bees aerate the nectar after it is in the comb to reduce the water content. After the nectar is properly evaporated, it is then moved to fill every cell and then capped. Only after the wax cap is put on each of the evaporated cell in the honey comb, can the nectar be called raspberry honey.

Every honey source determines the characteristics of the liquid honey. Raspberry honey has the unique characteristic of crystallizing (turning to a solid crystalline, sometimes called sugaring) in a short period of time after the honey comb has been capped. The beekeeper who sells jarred honey avoids raspberry honey because the visual appeal of liquid verses solid honey outsells solid every time. THIS DOES NOT MEAN that raspberry honey should not be included in your lists of gourmet honey! Raspberry has a milder taste than blackberry honey and is used in creamed honey because it is lighter in color.

Even if your raspberry honey turns solid on you, just place the glass jar of honey in a warm pan of water until the honey re-liquefies. If the heating of the water is kept below 125° the beneficial live enzymes will not be harmed in this raw honey.

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Tupelo Honey Festival, World Famous Honey

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

Tupelo Honey Festival reservations should be made NOW!

Tupelo is a honey made from a gum tree available in commercial volume in only one place in the world, North Florida, in and around the swamps and sloughs of the Apalachicola River Basin.buy Gourmet Honey Now

For over 100 years beekeepers have been harvesting tupelo honey from the drainages of the Apalachicola and Chipola rivers. Tupelo Honey Festival celebrates this long heritage, local endeavors and acknowledges that tupelo honey is one of the world’s finest honeys that does not crystallize, is sweeter than all honeys, (by lab verification) and sought after by gourmet honey tasters the world over. National attention focused on tupelo honey when Peter Fonda starred in the movie “Ulee’s Gold” that centered on a beekeeper of tupelo honey in the Wewa area. The Tupelo Honey Festival will feature this film’s highlights and you may buy the DVD on site.

The Tupelo Honey Festival may be a dying celebration, even though the demand for tupelo honey outstrips the supply, human encroachment, real estate developments, pesticides, dredging and river manipulations may permanently kill this only naturally wild stand of the tupelo trees that are in high enough concentrations to produce monofloral tupelo honey.

There is hope for this American cottage industry that gives effervescent pleasure to the world, attend the Tupelo Honey Festival, support the beekeepers, BUY TUPELO HONEY, email your congressman, and tell a friend about this lovely era of American history that needs to be preserved!

Combine Tupelo Honey Festival with a photographic tour of the near “Dead Lakes”, a national treasure for photographers.

The Annual Tupelo Honey Festival is held in Lake Alice Park, Wewahitchka, Florida, the 3rd Saturday in May each. Enjoy a Tupelo Honey Festival holiday where the children play, the cool breeze rustles through the canopy cathedral of Spanish moss draped Oaks.

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4/29: Backyard Honey Bees and Pollinators Presentation at The Lincoln Home  Wiscasset Newspaper

Jean Vose is an experienced Master Gardener, certified horticulturist and backyard beekeeper living in Nobleboro where she has created gardens to attract ...



Virginia's honeybees are dying; here's what you can do  Virginia Gazette

Virginia's honeybees are dying. Last year, state beekeepers lost about 60 percent of their bees. But Andy Westrich, who keeps bees in Hampton, hardly lost any ...



Former Oklahoma 'Superfund' Site Now Home To Honey Bees  News On 6

What was a federal "superfund" site near Collinsville is now covered with clover - and bees.



Young students buzzing about honeybees  WBIR.com

Bees in a classroom hive just swarmed to form another colony. The school was able to capture it so they may add another hive.



Honeybees all have different jobs to accomplish—Here’s how they decide who is doing what  National Geographic

With brains the size of sesame seeds, honeybees have to work together in different capacities to maintain a healthy nest.



Beekeeper's warm-weather warning: ‘Do not be frightened’ of swarming honeybees  Fox News

With spring comes budding flowers, warmer weather, rain and, to the dismay of some, an increase in honeybees. But there's no need to be frightened of these ...



UNCG professors, students working to save honey bees  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

For centuries, people took bees and their work for granted. They're always there, right? And then, about a decade ago, many of them weren't. There were entire ...



Pesticide cocktail can harm honey bees  Phys.org

A recently approved pesticide growing in popularity around the world was developed as a "bee safe" product, designed to kill a broad spectrum of insect pests ...



| Bee Expert Says Honeybees Moving Now to New Homes  The Kittanning Paper

Dan Lynch has spent more than 40 years as a beekeeper. The Templeton man has created an association that spans Armstrong, Butler, Clarion, and Indiana ...



Honey bees swarming season hits Hampton Roads  13newsnow.com WVEC

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — It's now midway through April, so 'bee swarming season' is heating up. Around Hampton Roads, the insects are hanging out around ...



UCSD: ‘Bee safe’ pesticide could harm certain honey bees  FOX 5 San Diego

UC San Diego researchers announced a pesticide billed as "bee safe" could actually threaten certain honey bee demographics, especially when used in ...



Road Trip: How Hive Transportation Puts Stress on Honey Bees  Entomology Today

Honey bees are in high demand for pollinating crops, and hives are often trucked thousands of miles a year to serve different crops in different regions and ...



Yellowjackets: A Look at Opportunistic Raiders of Honey Bee Hives  Entomology Today

Yellowjackets are nuisance predators of honey bees, preying on them and pillaging their honey. But bees fight back, and healthy hives are rarely at risk.



Researchers decipher and codify the universal language of honey bees  Phys.org

For Virginia Tech researchers Margaret Couvillon and Roger Schürch, the Tower of Babel origin myth—intended to explain the genesis of the world's many ...



WSU to use new refrigerators in study to help save honey bees  WSU News

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences. WSU's honey bee research team will advance their study of refrigeration to ...



Here's why Pickens County beekeeper brought 46 million bees into the Upstate SC  Anderson Independent Mail

Bee Well Honey Bee Supply has brought millions of honeybees into Upstate SC, and plans to bring millions more.



Honey bee colonies more successful by foraging on non-crop fields  Phys.Org

Honey bee colonies foraging on land with a strong cover of clover species and alfalfa do more than three times as well than if they are put next to crop fields of ...



Backyard Honey Bees and Pollinators talk in Waldoboro  PenBayPilot.com

WALDOBORO — The Waldoboro Community Garden Club welcomes Master Gardener Jean Vose to its meeting, Tuesday, April 16. The meeting begins with a ...



What you need to know for honey bee season  KFVS

Honey bee season has just started in southeast Missouri. With warmer weather now upon us, the queen bees begin laying up to 2000 eggs per day.



The buzz about honey bees | Opinion  Auburn Villager

This part of our conversation will only take less than a minute because it deals with a subject that is still quite sore for those of us who pull for the Auburn Tigers.



Honey Bees Create a Natural Glue From Spit and Flower Oil to Help Them Carry 'Pollen Pellets' Back to Their Hive  Mental Floss

Bees are pretty smart. They can recognize human faces, understand the concept of zero, and even create their own glue, making it easier to carry pollen back to ...



Honey Bee Meet and Greet  Santa Barbara Edhat

Scroll through the above photos. By Chuck Cagara. Honey Bees are proliferating around the yard amidst the newly-flowering plants. Here two are about to ...



Researchers Figure Out The Secrets Behind Honey Bee Language  Tech Times

Researchers decoded the honey bee language that helped them communicate their foraging locations. The information helps build a universal calibration tool ...



We can now speak the universal language of honey bees  Mother Nature Network

Virginia Tech researchers have deciphered and codified the honey bee language with remarkable precision.



Scientists Decode the Universal Language of Honey Bees  Care2.com

While scientists have made strides in communicating with other species, and have effectively taught many how to communicate using our language, now they're.



Commentary: Some ways to help out bees | Columnists  SW News Media

For gardeners, New Year's resolutions aren't made in January, but in the spring.



Wild Bee Species Critical to Pollination on the Decline  Snopes.com

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than a dozen wild bee species critical to pollinating everything from blueberries to apples in New England are on the decline, ...



Mares: The Bee Bill  Vermont Public Radio

A proposed new law with 60+ co-sponsors to address neonicitinoid pesticide use in Vermont has certainly struck an ecological nerve. Bill H-205 responds to the ...



Beekeepers ask for help tracking honeybee deaths over the winter  Concord Monitor

The New Hampshire Beekeepers Association is expanding its efforts to understand why the state's bees are dying over the winter.The group opened its annual ...



Saving the Honey Bee: Can New Genomic Clues Help Solve the Colony Collapse Mystery?  ZME Science

Colony collapse disorder has been the scourge of U.S. beekeepers for more than a decade, contributing to a 30-40 percent plunge in commercial honey bee ...



Program offers incentives to improve honey bee habitats  KXLF Butte News

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Raw honey: 7 health benefits and possible risks  Medical News Today

Raw honey is honey taken straight from the beehive. It may offer more health benefits than regular honey. In this article, we look at what is raw honey, its health ...



Bee Safe Pesticide Could Still Harm Certain Honey Bees: Study  Patch.com

'Bee Safe' Pesticide Could Still Harm Certain Bees - La Jolla, CA - UCSD research revealed "forager" bees that interacted with crops dosed with Sivanto were ...



Is Honey Healthy? Here's What Experts Say  TIME

Honey, a natural sweetener, is touted as a healthy food — but it's still sugar. Here's what to know about the health benefits of honey.



Hive sweet hive: A year later, Beekeepers Club populates its first hives - The Daily Mississippian  Daily Mississippian

Last Friday, the club transported its first “nuc” of bees into their hive. It was a joyous end to a long process: 300 pounds of equipment, over 24000 bees and one ...



Krishnagiri: Honey bee attack delays polling  Deccan Chronicle

The people tried to shoo away the bees with clothes and running off to the safe places did not help them.



A hive of activity: Using honeybees to measure urban pollution  Digital Trends

According to a new study from Vancouver, bees could help us understand urban pollution. A team from the Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical ...



April showers bring May termites  Tallahassee.com

There is an insect that is also starting to become active in Tallahassee this spring, the Formosan subterranean termite.



Cold winter likely won't be a factor in local honey bee production  KTBS

Winter has been harsh on the ArkLaTex but will its impact send ripples through spring and summer, affecting the local honey supply or honey bees?



Earth Day challenge for gardeners: Don't poison bees  CBS News

To help, more garden centers are curbing, ending or labeling plants treated with potentially bee-harming pesticides.



Honey bee colonies are healthier and more productive in non-crop fields • Earth.com  Earth.com

A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has found that honey bee colonies become more healthy and productive with a cover of clover species and ...



Innovative solutions to climate change, protecting bees presented at CWA  cuindependent

Panelists at the 2019 Conference on World Affairs discussed a range of micro and macro environmental concerns, from how to mitigate the effects of climate ...



Morgan Freeman Converted His 124-Acre Ranch Into A Giant Honeybee Sanctuary To Save The Bees  Forbes

Morgan Freeman, the actor, film director and philanthropist has added a new title to his name: Beekeeper. The 81-year-old celebrity decided to convert his ...



Beekeeper Shares the Importance of Honeybees  The Evening Leader

At their Tuesday meeting, the New Bremen New Knoxville Rotary heard from Mike Doseck, past president of the Greater Grand Lake Beekeepers Association ...



Think Like A Bee offers tips on how to support honeybees in your yard  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Think Like A Bee is a nonprofit organization for pollinator advocacy and education, in particular, the preservation of bees for a ...



Urban beekeeping is not saving our precious pollinators – it's killing them  The Independent

After massive population declines, the honey bee has become a symbol of conservation. But that doesn't mean we should prioritise it over other species, says ...



How Bees Find Your Flowerpots  The New York Times

It's not just the famous waggle dance: Bees rely on sophisticated eyesight and even electrostatic fields.



Swarm Season is Coming, Save the Honeybees  Science Times

Spring is in the air! As the weather becomes warmer, flowers begin to bloom and along with it comes honey bees. However, you don't have to be scared of these ...



Researchers look to fungi to help keep honeybees healthy  Good Fruit Grower

Honeybees struggle with a variety of challenges, from pesticides to habitat loss, but Washington State University researchers call enemy No. 1 the parasitic ...



The 'bee safe' pesticide that isn't  University of California

A recently approved pesticide growing in popularity around the world was developed as a “bee safe” product, designed to kill a broad spectrum of insect pests ...



Fish and Bees “Talk” with Help from Robot Translators  The Scientist

A robot interacting with young honey bees in Graz, Austria, exchanged information with a robot swimming with zebrafish in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the ...



What can bees teach economists about how markets work?  BBC News

The relationship between bees, honey and apple trees offers surprising insights about financial markets.



Refrigeration may help save honeybees  Feedstuffs

Washington State University's (WSU) honeybee research team will advance a study of refrigeration to fight varroa mites that harm honeybees, with help from two ...



Lauren Roberts selected to run for Area 2 FFA Vice President  Gilchrist County Journal

By Cindy Jo Ayers Lauren Roberts could just be the next Area Two State FFA Vice President. Last week Lauren Roberts and Makenzie Smith spent Monday and ...



Raw honey vs. regular honey: Benefits, risks, and uses  Medical News Today

Many people believe that raw honey is more healthful than regular honey. Is this true? In this article, we look at the differences between raw and regular honey, ...



At home with the Honeybees | Discover  nwestiowa.com

Nature Center series wraps up with popular pollinator.



Honeybees Creating Buzz At Peninsula Library, Beyond  Redwood City, CA Patch

Honeybees Create Buzz At Peninsula Library, Beyond - Redwood City-Woodside, CA - The Redwood City rooftop hives are intended as a way to attract and ...



Virginia honey bee losses continue  Rappahannock News

Aaron Evans, an agricultural inspector with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, told a group of farmers in recent weeks that 2017 was ...



Honeybees in hives get the attention but our wild bees are hurting, too  Concord Monitor

Busy pollinating this flower is the ground nesting bee, Andrena vicinia, one of 14 declining wild bee species identified by researchers at the University of New ...



UNH Study Shows Decline in Wild Bees That Pollinate Major New England Fruit Crops  New Hampshire Public Radio

New research shows a decline among some of the wild bees that pollinate important New England fruit crops. A study of 125 years of records – one of the.



Honeybees Protect Habitat With Defensive Waves  Sputnik International

A natural alert system!



Morgan Freeman is helping save embattled honeybees  Sustainability Times

Morgan Freeman is best known for his poignant performances on the silver screen, but the Hollywood actor is being lauded for an act unrelated to his career as ...



Busy Bees: RAF Shawbury's Fight To Save Insect Population  Forces Network

Nests have been set up at RAF base and moved along military bases to help populate the bees.



Environmentalists Are Using Bees for a Steroid-Infused Land Grab  The Heartland Institute

The Natural Resources Defense Council sued the U.S. Department of the Interior for declining to designate “critical habitat” for the rusty patched bumblebee, ...



Lumberton comes up short at State  12newsnow.com KBMT-KJAC

GEORGETOWN, Texas — Lumberton's first State Tournament appearance ended with a 5-1 loss against Stephenville, despite playing the Honeybees tough for ...



Are Honey Bees Bad for Wild Bees?  JSTOR Daily

Recently, the health of the honey bees has been a topic of some concern. But many scientists think we should actually be worrying about wild bees instead.



Stegint, Lady Tigers swat Honeybees, 13-7  The Glen Rose Reporter

Tatum Stegint slugged two homers and drove in five runs Tuesday to help the Glen Rose Lady Tigers down Stephenville 13-7 in their District 7-4A softball ...



Want to help bees? Plant flowering herbs  Two Row Times

Herbs are among the most useful plants in nature. They can tantalize the taste buds, help cure what ails you, oil the body, perfume the air, and attract bees, ...



Honeybees are giving up on dance as a language  Quartz

Traditionally, honeybees communicate in a strange language known to humans as a "waggle dance." That's changing.



Honeybees can solve basic math problems  Vox.com

How to teach a honeybee to add and subtract by 1.



Vaccine for Honeybees Could Be a Tool to Fight Population Decline  The New York Times

Scientists hope the vaccine can make bees more resilient against diseases that can wipe out entire colonies.



Scientists create edible honey bee vaccine to protect them from deadly diseases  Fox News

The first-ever vaccine for insects now exists, thanks to scientists at the University of Helsinki in Finland hoping to save one of the most crucial pollinators in the ...



How Humans Are Hurting Honeybees' Ability to Reproduce  National Geographic

From pesticides to land development to electromagnetic pollution, humans often harm the ability of honeybees to reproduce.



Honey bee population struggles to hang on  WCTV

Honey bee hives in South Georgia are starting to heat up for the season, but their population could be in danger.



Researchers Create First-Ever Honey Bee Vaccine | Smart News  Smithsonian.com

The compound protects against the American foulbrood disease, but the same technique could lead to protection against other major pathogens.



Bees change scent as they age  EarthSky

A new study finds that honey bees develop different scent profiles as they age, and guard bees respond differently to returning foragers than to younger bees ...



Honey Bees' Oddly Hypnotizing 'Shimmering' Is Actually a Clever Defense  Gizmodo

Have you ever seen bees shimmering? It's pretty neat! It's also oddly mesmerizing, as evidenced by a widely circulated video of the phenomenon recently ...



Massive Loss Of Thousands Of Hives Afflicts Orchard Growers And Beekeepers  NPR

Honey bees deal with many stressors: chemicals, climate change and viruses. But this year, a tiny mite has wiped out colonies, causing worry over whether there ...



Among the Many Talents of the Humble Honey Bee: Arithmetic  TIME

A new study found that bees can do math, suggesting that advanced arithmetic may be more accessible to nonhumans than previously suspected.



What’s Happening to Honey Bees?  Growing Produce

There's a harmonious relationship between fruit and nut crops and honey bees. The fruit and nut industry depends on these pollinators. Honey bees are ...



Honey bee parasites feed on fatty organs, not blood  Phys.org

Honey bee colonies around the world are at risk from a variety of threats, including pesticides, diseases, poor nutrition and habitat loss. Recent research ...



More Honey Bee Hives To Go High-Tech With ApisProtect  Forbes

Monitoring honey bee hives by hand is passé. The buzz these days is about high-tech sensors inside hives. They help commercial beekeepers keep colonies ...



Bee-aware of honey bees this spring!  Clay Today Online

Pollen and allergies have finally hit our area: eyes are puffy, noses are raw, and cars are yellow from all the tree pollen. You also might have noticed an increase ...



Commercial honeybees threaten to displace Utah's native bees  High Country News

Although a beehive adorns Utah's state seal, honeybees are not native to the “Beehive State.” They arrived in Utah with Mormon settlers, who held the honeybee ...



Finding an elusive mutation that turns altruism into selfish behavior among honeybees  Phys.org

Among the social insects, bees have developed a strong and rich social network, where busy worker bees tend to the queen, who in turn, controls reproduction ...



A mushroom vaccine could save the honey bees  Grist

A new study gives declining bee populations and the people trying to save them new hope.



Tennessee 'bee whisperer' removes 35,000 honey bees from brick wall  Fox News

A bee removal expert in Tennessee is making quite the buzz after extracting an estimated 35000 honey bees from a brick wall.



For bees, growing up and leaving home has a scent  Futurity: Research News

Honey bees' scent profiles change as they age and venture out of the hive. Guard bees are ready to sniff out the difference, too.



First-Ever Honey Bee Vaccine Offers Hope for Pollinators and Fruit Growers  Fortune

Scientists at the University of Helsinki have developed the first edible vaccine for honey bees.



Colony Size Drives Honey Bees' Overwinter Survival  Entomology Today

Research in Pennsylvania shows that overall colony weight and the number of worker bees to be the leading factors in determining overwintering survival of ...



Honey bees can help monitor pollution in cities  Phys.Org

Honey from urban bees can tell us how clean a city is and help pinpoint the sources of environmental pollutants such as lead, new University of British Columbia ...



Honeybees, in decline for decades, finding new homes in unusual places  New York Post

The yellow and black pollinator is being welcomed into unusual places like Delta across the country – all to combat the drastic decline in honeybee populations ...



What is causing honeybees to die off in Northern California? Finally, one explanation  Redding Record Searchlight

A new study out of Ohio State University found what's killing honeybees in America's almond groves.



Honeybees are capable of simple math  WBRZ

The survival of the honeybee has been a worldwide concern over the last 10 years. This concern is warranted, since one-third of all food Americans eat is ...



How To Help Honey Bees Survive The Winter  Utah Public Radio

As many people know we've had challenges with supporting good populations of honey bees in North America in recent years. And a big part of this factor is.



Mobile-phone microscope detects the 'silent killer' of honey bees  Phys.org

Bees are among the most important species responsible for pollinating about one-third of the world's food supply, with their contribution in the United States ...



Hive vandalism kills thousands of honey bees in Iowa  USA TODAY

The vandalism at Grateful Acres Farm in Ankeny, Iowa, near Des Moines, followed another Iowa hive vandalism and several others that made headlines.



Honey bee parasites, varroa mites, feed on fatty organs, not blood  Science Daily

Among the many threats to honey bee colonies around the world, one stands alone: the parasitic mite, Varroa destructor. For decades, researchers assumed ...



Opinion: The bees are dying  Newsday

How are the bees? People who know I am a beekeeper often ask me that question. I'd like to tell them that the bees are doing great, pollinating flowers, making ...



When conditions are right, honey bees turn selfish  Cosmos

South African Cape bees turn the honey bee reputation for cooperation on its head. Andrew Masterson reports.


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