By , on June 25th, 2015

Beekeeping in Michigan’s Upper Pennisula

Most of Michigan’s trolls don’t realize just how active the U.P. beekeepers are!  Recently, Terry Toland, MBA President, ventured north and paid a visit to the Superior Beekeeping Club.  Here is a report, from the UP’ers’ point of view.


By , on June 13th, 2015

Hive House For Rest and Rejuvination

Joel Lantz, well known beekeeper in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, has embarked on a project that should be of interest to a lot of be7007074ekeepers.  He is building a “Hive House” which is a small building housing several …

By , on June 8th, 2015

Bees Swarming Over American Holly

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University
June 7, 2015

By accident I noticed that there are two holly trees in front of the CIPS building (north door) on Saturday (June 6, 2015). I have been meaning to see when this tree …

By , on June 6th, 2015

Black locust, a major honey plant in Michigan

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

June 6, 2015

I noticed today that flowers of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia, Fabaceae) are nearly gone, so I thought I need to post some of their photos. You might have another 1-2 …

By , on June 3rd, 2015

Huang’s Mite Research Featured on MSU News

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

Here is the link to the news,

The story goes back to 2004, when I invited a friend and colleague, Dr. Yves LeConte, from France to visit China. Prof. Zhijiang Zeng hosted our visit. …