Beekeeping

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Can You Use Pesticides in Your Back Yard? A Bees Story

Flying over Saigon, you wouldn’t know if five decades ago, the night sky was light by fiery napalm explosions while the day time sky glowed with a deep orange hue as planes sprayed Monsanto’s lethal herbicide, Agent Orange. You might be wondering “why the history lesson? I thought I you’d […]

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Do Mason Bees Cause Damage?

Bees are an integral part of our ecosystem. Their existence allows a diverse culture of plants, foliage, and crops to continue thriving. There are actually thousands of species of bees recorded and one of these species is the masonry bees or mason bees as they are more commonly known. They […]

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What Can Bees Eat?

Just like other animals, honey bees also require particular elements to reproduce and to survive. Honey bee nutrition is important because it can affect not only their production of honey and the growth of their population, but also their contribution to natural food production. Unfortunately, there are times when bees […]

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How Much Does A Beehive Weigh?

The weight of a beehive indicates how healthy a bee colony is, how productive the bees are, how much honey they make, and how many bees are populating it. Monitoring the weight of a hive allows beekeepers to understand the situation of a colony and determine the right solution for […]

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Why Do Beekeepers Color Dot Their Queens?

As we all probably know, honey bees are a collective species. They live in colonies that bring together tens of thousands of individuals. Every honey bee within the colony is important, and they all have their specific roles. However, no other bee is as important for the life of the […]

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What You Need To Know About Beekeeping Laws

The fact that bees are battling for survival for more than a decade already has led to many awareness campaigns spearheaded by both small and large communities. With those awareness campaigns, government authorities have given this concern more attention and funding due to the catastrophic consequences the human species will […]