Happy, healthy honeybees of good “survivor stock” are crucial to a new hive’s success. Here’s how to find the best breeders when buying bees.
Researchers studying Spanish honeybees reveal how hotter, drier summers create a cascade of issues for bees and their keepers.
The sticky substance that aggravates beekeepers benefits collective and individual honeybee health. Researchers have triggered bees to forage for more resin to produce propolis, and so can you.
Researchers have developed bees that naturally fight Varroa mites, foulbrood and chalkbrood. Here’s how you can make it work in your hives.
Communication that’s effective, efficient — and, to us humans, unusual — is the cornerstone to the fully functioning superorganism that is a hive of honeybees.
Take a step outside your comfort zone and connect with other beekeepers at your local bee club. Here are some of the ways you’ll improve.
This less glamorous side of beekeeping is sometimes the most important. Fall is a good time for cleaning clothing, equipment and supers.