Superinfection Exclusion

Superinfection Exclusion

There are many factors that make natural beekeeping successful. Could this be one factor that explains why natural beekeeping principles work so well against mite and mite vectored disease? Need more information? Here’s the research article. -bwguy

Why Bees are Disappearing

Why Bees are Disappearing

Marla Spivak speaks out on TED: Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in surprising harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a third of the world’s crops. Could this incredible species be […]

Colony Collapse Disorder

Colony Collapse Disorder

Randy Oliver continues his series ‘Sick Bees’ in the American Bee Journal. I’ve just received the October edition and what he describes as his bee’s response to viral problems are exactly what I’ve been experiencing with my bees for the last season and a half. It’s something completely new in my decades old experience keeping commercial and hobby bees. And that includes classic CCD which […]

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