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The Black Jar Honey Contest

September 28, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

The Center for Honeybee Research’s First Annual Black Jar Honey Contest was a big success. Twelve celebrity judges gathered to select what their taste buds told them were the yummiest blends gathered by the bees. This year your winning entry can earn even more money, and every entry helps Read more >

The Inspiration of Honeybees

July 31, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Gretchen Conti Editor’s Note: A few months ago we learned about some breathtaking bee photography by Jonathan Dy. Beekeepers love to watch bees, and he’s successfully captured them so we can study and appreciate them even more. Thank you so much to his longtime friend and roommate Gretchen for Read more >

Buzzing in Your Pocket

July 31, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Camilla Bee, Editor I love the cartoon where a beekeeper freaks out because there’s a buzzing in the pocket of his bee suit…until he realizes that it is only his cell phone. Been there! Thanks to a new app, you can now have bees harmlessly buzzing in your pocket. Called “Honeybees!”, this Read more >

The Travelling Beehive

July 31, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Juan Hernaz, Illustrator of “The Travelling Beehive” The Travelling Beehive is a new free illustrated book that examines in depth the importance of pollination for our current lifestyle. Halfway between literature and popular science, deeply documented, this book offers a didactic view of the activity Read more >