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Tree Hive Colonies

bread from honey bee colonies (Apis mellifera) placed in trees in order to explore this novel approach to beekeeping. Bee bread from tree colonies had approximately twice the amount of…

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build a bee whiraligig

…The bee will tilt using the brad as a pivot point. Move the brad along the top of the bee until the bee assumes the attitude you want. 3) Draw…

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The Legacy Of CCD

By Malcolm Sanford Honey Bee Research On The Rise. In retrospect, 2006 appears to have been a banner year with reference to honey bee research. It began with bad news,…

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Bee Venom and the Chemistry of OUCH!

Lewis County Beekeepers. April 2016. Communication: Basic Bee Biology for Beekeepers. Bee Health: Extension.org July 2009. Dockterman, Eliana. Scientists Think Bee Venom Could Fight Cancer. Time.com (2014): 1. Hunt, G.J….

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Winter Colony Development

longer lived Winter bees occurred. The fate of all the “blue bee” sub-populations would still have been the same even if the initial colonies had been larger. These bees were…

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Bee Venom Therapy

cells treated with bee venom. Toxicon: Official Journal of the International Society on Toxinology; 45(1):81-91 Ross Conrad is the author of Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture, 2nd Edition….

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The Honey Bee Health Coalition

beekeepers provide their bees with food sources to supplement natural food sources and forage. These supplements, whether commercially produced or formulated by beekeepers themselves, help bees produce additional brood and…

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Visitor Site Map

Education Beekeeping BMP’s Beekeeping Science & Government State Department’s of Agriculture Universities USDA Honey Bee Research Catch the Buzz Subscribe to Our eNewsletter – Catch The Buzz Subscription Confirmed –…

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Bee Pollen- An Overview

By: Ross Conrad Bee Pollen: Implications for Human Health Last month we looked at bee pollen: what it is; how it is collected by both the bee and the beekeeper;…

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Bee Pollen — An Overview

water, birds, bats, butterflies, beetles or bees, the most important species. The characteristics of bee pollen will depend upon the plants from which it is gathered. Some honey bee foragers…

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