So here on the homestead we have gone headlong into rearing our first hive of honey bees, and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome so far.
Being a complete amateur at this, we shall see if Check Out The Rest of “Bee-ing A New Beekeeper” →
Written by Kirk Johnson ~ NY Times
DENVER — It has been one of the great murder mysteries of the garden: what is killing off the honeybees?
Since 2006, 20 to 40 percent of the bee colonies in the United States alone have suffered “colony collapse.” Suspected culprits ranged from pesticides to genetically modified food.
Now, a unique partnership — of military scientists and entomologists — appears to have achieved a major breakthrough: identifying a new suspect, or two.
A fungus tag-teaming with a virus have Check Out The Rest of “Honeybee Killer Found by Army and Entomologists” →
Surrey Life – The musings of a Surrey beekeeper – Which Bee Hive?
Great article on which hive to choose. If your thinking of getting into, or starting your own colony, I highly recommend that you start with a beginners guide to bees and beekeeping. This is a hobby that requires a certain […]
Thought you may find this interesting NRDC: Press Release – Big Win for Bees: Judge Pulls Pesticide Source: nrdc.org
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