2020

Overwintering Nucs

By: David MacFawn Colony management throughout the year is critical for colony success and overwintering Nucleus Colonies (NUCs) can be a viable management method…

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Varroa Resistance

By: Terry Combs Is It Really Possible? Bee Culture readers and subscribers; For many years I have appreciated the sage advice, information and occasional…

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Out of the Past

Out of the Past

The Representation and Symbolic Meaning of the Honey Bee through Time. By Isabelle Hopkinson From the Greeks to the Egyptians, from Napoleon to the…

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Synthetic Wax

Synthetic Wax

BetterComb and the Demise of 100% Beeswax By: Ross Conrad A recently adopted innovation in beekeeping is the use of completely drawn out honey…

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2019 NATIONAL HONEY REPORT

Released March 19, 2020, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)   Special Note Honey…

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A Silver Bullet

By: M.E.A. McNeil   “Brilliant. Just brilliant.” Oregon State University microbiologist Maude David was speaking about a honey bee gut bacterium engineered to defend against…

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