Healthy Bees


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 >

Drone Comb for Mite Minimization

May 29, 2012 | Healthy Bees

By Camilla Bee, Editor A senior beekeeper at Field Days last year told me all colonies have mites in this beekeeping era. The problem is when the mite population gets out of control. I scoffed. Convinced I couldn’t possibly have mites in my hives, last summer I randomly did a check to prove myself right. I Read more >

Helping Bees, Beyond Beekeeping

April 24, 2012 | Healthy Bees

By Camilla Bee, Editor If you’re reading this, chances are you’re interested in bees, or at least interested in food, as bees are essential for much of what we eat. You probably want to help bees. While beekeeping is a great way to support them, it isn’t practical or possible for everyone. Here are Read more >