Bees

Smart hives and healthy colonies

February 17, 2017

How does a beekeeper know if his honey bee colonies are healthy? Traditionally, it required going to the apiary, taking the lid off a hive and removing each ...

Fall plantings to bring spring flowers

February 7, 2017

Over the past several months, Feed a Bee has been buzzing with excitement thanks to the first annual national planting tour. In partnership with The Wildlife ...

Sowing seeds for pollinators

November 23, 2016

Pollinators at several special sites will be buzzing with excitement come spring thanks to wildflower plantings taking place this fall. As part of The Wildlife ...

The good bacteria are in the flowers

September 28, 2016

Flowers might be a hot spot for transmission of bacteria to bees, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to recent research. As part of a study ...

Why are bees such a hot topic?

August 30, 2016

Chances are you’ve come across a news story or research study focusing on the issue of honey bee health recently. It’s an important topic, and for good reason. ...
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