[This picture] shows some really cool deep red pollen collected in Southern Indiana, in early March. Any idea where the red pollen comes from? I think the purple flower sticking to the pollen sac may be a good clue. Readers, any ideas? Please use the comment area below. Read more >
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When treating the ground with salt water to control Small Hive Beetle (SHB), what ratio of water to salt do you use?
Roughly ten pounds per 25 gallons. Read more >
Editor’s Note: Each month, we review some bee basics for our newbee readers. As it’s swarm season, we’ve turned to a couple of experts to review basics. Michael Bush: Swarming 101 Swarming is when the old queen and part of the bees leave to start a new colony. Afterswarms are after the old queen Read more >