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The Wonders of Bee Pollen

July 31, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Lady Spirit Moon Bee pollen contains all known enzymes, at least 22 amino acids, 18 vitamins, 25 minerals, 59 trace elements, 14 fatty acids, 11 carbohydrates and is approximately 25% protein. Bee pollen is a probiotic for honeybees; honey is their prebiotic. Bee pollen is extremely rich in carotenes, Read more >

Walter T. Kelley Summer Field Day, 2012

June 29, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Camilla Bee, Editor If you could specify the weather you’d want for an outdoor event you’d say, “exactly what we had in 2012 on the first weekend of June in Clarkson, Kentucky.” The event planners for Kelley’s Field Day—and its 300+ participants from all over the U.S.—could not have Read more >

Lyme Disease Link?

June 29, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Daniel Sefton Editor’s Note: We recently received this very interesting email from Daniel Sefton, a Connecticut beekeeper, regarding his bee venom allergies. Dan’s been keeping bees since he ordered his first packages from Kelley’s nearly a quarter-century ago, and now considers himself “a Read more >

Apitherapy: Apilarnil

June 29, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Lady Spirit Moon Apilarnil is an acronym: Api – bee lar for larvae n for Nicolae, the first name of the man who discovered Apilarnil, and il the two initials for the discoverer’s last name, Iliesiu. About 30 years ago in Romania, Nicolae discovered when he fed his chickens and ducks dead bees, the Read more >