Beekeeping Tag

  Bees. Yes, Bees. The flying bugs that makes us want to run. Why? Is it because they sting? By all means, that would make me want to run. But here are some amazing facts about these flying honey-makers:   They pollinate: You know that fruit or vegetable...

Despite the grim reports of the demise of honey bees, they are actually making a comeback. During the mid 2000's, scientists discovered a troubling trend. They noticed that honey bee colonies were dwindling. Some colonies even seemed to disappear altogether. As a result of the decline,...

For the past ten years or more, honey bee populations have severely declined. As a result, countless studies have tried to discover the reasons for the decrease in honey bee populations, especially in the Northern Hemisphere. These studies have found several culprits responsible for this...

Beekeeping is an art, one that requires attention to detail and a lot of care. Many beginning beekeepers lose their hives within the first few months of beginning. However, with the right instruction and practices keeping bees can be rewarding, especially when a surplus of...

There has been a lot in the news recently about the demise of the honey bee. And with the demise, honey production will decrease. Despite the naysayers, however, honey production was actually up from 2015. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, total honey production totaled...