Healthy Bees

Wax Moth Damage

June 29, 2012 | Walter T Kelley Co. | Healthy Bees

The wax moth is an opportunistic pest that takes advantage of weak hives, as well as unprotected comb, like extracted supers sitting in the garage. The adult is about three-quarters of an inch long; the larvae are fat worms that can be about an inch in length. Unchecked, this pest will wreak havoc inside Read more >

A Correction and Apology

June 8, 2012 | Healthy Bees

We made a huge mistake! The very insightful "Queenright" article was provided by Michael Bush, and we had attributed it to Sean Burgess here on the blog. The byline is now corrected. We apologize to Michael Bush for any inconvenience this has caused, to Sean Burgess for any undue charges of plagiarism, Read more >


May 29, 2012 | Michael Bush | Healthy Bees

By Michael Bush Attention! This insightful article was provided by Michael Bush. We, of the publishing company, inadvertently misidentified the author as Sean Burgess. We apologize for this oversight. We are coming into the time of year that you’ll be doing inspections and finding queens that are Read more >

Interstitial Space: Keeping Bees As Best We Can with What We Know

May 29, 2012 | Healthy Bees

Lots of Questions with Few Real Answers By Dr. James E. Tew, State Specialist, Beekeeping, The Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University Editor’s Note: Dr. Tew is the keynote speaker at the upcoming Field Days. His website is Keeping Bees in the Gap An interstitial Read more >