By , on March 13th, 2015

Singing to bees

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

Beelieve it or not, I found this when I was bored one day. That was when I was a student, trying to get my Ph.D. and was observing bees 8 hours a day. I …

By , on February 10th, 2015

To feed, or not to feed

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

First published Feb 9, 2015 at http://bees.msu.edu

This is the question for us beekeepers. A recent study from Beeinformed group (linked here) says that colonies would actually have higher mortality, if …

By , on September 14th, 2014

Yellowjackets not as smart as honey bees

At least when it comes to finding their nest entrance…

Because our great leader Obama said “mow less” (in his recent Presidential Memorandum), so I skipped two weeks of mowing, i.e. this is about 21 days after last time …

By , on June 24th, 2014

Presidential Memorandum — Creating a Federal Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators

The full texts are here:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/06/20/presidential-memorandum-creating-federal-strategy-promote-health-honey-b

By , on June 21st, 2014

USDA Provides $8 Million to Help Boost Declining Honey Bee Population

Release No. 0130.14
Contact:
Office of Communications (202)720-4623(202)720-4623
USDA Provides $8 Million to Help Boost Declining Honey Bee Population
Five Midwest States Receive Additional Incentives to Establish Honey Bee Habitats
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2014 – The U.S. Department