5 Tips for the Lazy Beekeeper

Helping save bee populations by keeping a hive on your farm doesn’t have to be a lot of work. These tips will help you maintain a hive with ease.

21 Plants that Feed Spring-Feverish Bees

One of the first signs of spring on a honey farm is a particular buzz in the air. After spending all winter cooped up indoors with several thousand family members, the worker bee understandably has a serious case of spring fever.

Honey Bees and Drought

While honey harvests will continue in existing hives this year despite drought, new hives and next year’s harvest could be at risk.

Pesticides Linked to Bee Deaths

A study at Washington State University shows common pesticides cause sublethal effects that could be contributing to colony collapse disorder.

More Research Needed in Bee Health

Despite recent findings related to the cause of colony collapse disorder, the mystery of disappearing Honey bees hasn’t been solved.

Film Investigates Vanishing Bees

Courtesy Vanishing of the Bees The Vanishing of the Bees documentary explores the possible causes of colony collapse disorder worldwide. It’s no secret that the world’s Honey bees are in a dire situation. A sudden, mysterious decline in the bee population, known as colony collapse disorder, has thrust these buzzing beauties into the media spotlight. […]