Authors: Philip A. Moore, Michael E. Wilson, John A. Honey bees Apis mellifera are highly social insects and the colony organization is divided into separate castes that allow for division of labor and specialization in particular tasks. Queen failure is consistently listed as a cause of colony mortality in recent winter loss surveys vanEnglesdorp et al Therefore maintaining high quality queens is essential for every beekeeping operation.
Determining the Cause of Your Dead Honey Bee Colony
Why I don't consider using beekeeping treatments of any kind, Michael Bush
These dates are off the top of my head, but I think they are pretty close. Back in , frustrated by losing all my bees for the second time, I was looking for some way to keep them alive. I had not paid much attention to the current discussions in beekeeping magazines for many years. I was not finding any dissenting voices. So the next year I got more bees and that fall I used Apistan.
Beehive system. Patent number: Abstract: A beehive comprises a main housing, a primary entrance housing that is rotatably attached to the main housing, and a rotation element for rotating the main housing about its rotational axis between vertical and horizontal positions.
The old Mobil station next door, a family-run affair housed in a building older than the Bee Hive, was wrecked last year for the same project. Why does the demolition of a s-era bowling alley in a small town outside of St. Louis merit my attention? For one thing, the transition tells an interesting story.