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  1. Bee News
    Parasite Pressures on Feral Honey Bees (Apis mellifera sp.) Feral honey bee populations have been reported to be in decline due to the spread of Varroa destructor, an ectoparasitic mite that when left uncontrolled leads to virus build-up and colony death. While pests and diseases are known...
  2. Swarms, Cut outs, and Trap outs
    A co-worker had cut down a tree along a creek on his property but when he started cutting it up, guess what he discovered?:eek: Well you know. He wasn't sure what to do because he didn't want to kill them. So a week and a half later he was talking to another person at work that knew I had been...
  3. Bee News
    I thought this was cool! http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/apr/18/black-honeybees-rediscovered-in-britain Reminds me of the 'black German bees' an 80 yr old beekeeper near me talks about his bees being descended from. His bees are indeed darker then most italians around here. My own...
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