By , on April 15th, 2014

Michigan Beekeepers Make the Media

There is little doubt that honey bees have been enjoying good press over the past few years. Unfortunately, the topic is usually about the problems that honey bees are experiencing. But still, as is said in Hollywood, there is no

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By , on April 7th, 2014

Michigan Spring Flowers [1]: Winter Aconite

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

Citation: Huang, Z.Y. 2014. Michigan spring flowers [1]: winter aconite. BeetheBest Blog, http://bees.msu.edu/2014/winter-aconite/. Accessed on {date of your visit}.

Published April 6, 2014
Revised April 8, 2014

Well, spring is finally here in Michigan, about …

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By , on March 26th, 2014

Dronings from a Queen Bee: The First Five Years

Charlotte Hubbard, who many know from her classes at the MBA conferences, has announced that her first book, “Dronings from a Queen Bee:
The First Five Years” is expected to be published later this year (2014).

Charlotte tells us

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By , on March 25th, 2014

Bee Informed Partnership Winter Loss Survey Launches April 1

The annual winter loss survey conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership will begin April 1. This online survey is conducted each year to quantify the colony losses suffered by US beekeepers over the winter. This continues past survey efforts of …

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By , on March 24th, 2014

Bee Informed Partnership Offers Colony Monitoring Service

(Editor’s Note: We received this communication from the Bee Informed Partnership and wanted to alert you as to this program which they are offering.)
Dear Beekeeper,
We are looking for beekeepers from across the country who manage 10 or more …

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