9 Great Beekeeping Tips for Beginners- Carolina Honeybees
Are you interested in become a beekeeper? These beekeeping tips for beginners will help you be prepared to enjoy your new beehive and begin your adventure.
What Would Your Salad Bar Look Like Without Bees? - #EarthDay - Mommy Like Whoa
Let me start off by saying that I LOVE BEES. BEES!?! Yes, Bees. They get a bad rap, but bees are amazing little creatures. Bees are what we call “Pollinators“, meaning while they are buzzing around, collecting nectar for honey production in a thriving hive, they are picking up and dropping off bits of pollen …
A perfectly symmetrical royal cell hangs head down from a comb. This cell has not yet been sealed by the bees and one can see a six day old larva exclusively feeding on royal jelly. #beekeepingchecklist #beekeepingideas #raisingbees
7 Things I Wish I had Known Before Owning Bees | A Life of Heritage
Owning bees: 7 things to consider and two things you need adequate of before owning bees. Here is the "class schedule" of what you can expect to learn in the first years. Knowing these things can help you get a great start as a beekeeper!
Anatomy of a Bee
Growth Stages of the Honey Bee (www.geochembio.com) Social Structure of the Honey Bee The worker bees are female bees who normally do not lay egss. They live for about 6 weeks. They begin life as a hive nurse who cleans and caps cells, feeds the drones, queen and…
Pollen plays a vital role in the life of bees. Without the benefits of pollen to bees and other insects, the colony would fail. Learn why bees collect pollen on their legs and return to the hive. And, how bees use pollen to grow their family. #bees #beeke
Largest Ever Neonicotinoid Pesticides Study Shows Massive Damage to Bees
The largest study so far on the fraught question of whether neonicotinoid pesticides harm bees is providing new ammunition for those who argue against the use of the controversial chemicals. The large-scale field study found that overall, exposure to neonicotinoids harms bee populations. In particular, the pesticides reduce honeybees’ ability to survive their winter
As Bees Die off, the EPA Shuffles Its Feet
Lately it seems like bees just can’t get a break. This is the tenth consecutive year of exceptional annual bee losses. And despite heightened attention to the plight of the nation’s pollinators—which are essential to producing $15 billion worth of U.S. agricultural products a year—these losses continue to grow. Beekeepers and scientists point to a suite of factors impacting
One hive at a time, backyard beekeepers try saving the world
Timothy never forgot the scene from “My Girl” when Macaulay Culkin got stung by bees (neither did we). But Timothy turned his fear into love and now surrounds himself with bees all day long.