Tagged: health

Oxalic Acid Shop Towels

Randy Oliver has been testing the effectiveness of oxalic acid soaked shop towels against varroa mites. And has published some new results. This approach...

Audacious Beekeeping

I’ve spent decades tripping my way toward natural beekeeping. But that’s not necessary now. Beekeepers know that doing beekeeping as usual is no longer...

Beebread and Core Gut Bacteria

Randy Oliver has published part 3 in his Re-evaluating Beebread series. This series and his other articles are well worth a read.   It’s...

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...

Mushrooms and Bee Disease

Using natural beekeeping methods can increase honeybee colony vitality, health and resiliency. But achieving those benefits can be expensive in both time and energy....

Crithidia Mellificae

New Research indicates Crithidia mellificae is a factor for Colony Collapse Disorder or CCD. Our analyses demonstrate that, in addition to Varroa destructor, the...

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...

Eric Mussen on Science Friday

More bee news on Science Friday. After a winter that many beekeepers have described as particularly hard on their hives, Eric Mussen, extension apiculturist...

SciFri Springtime Buzz Podcast

Denise Chow has produce a new Science Friday bee related podcast. With warmer weather (hopefully) just around the corner, what can we expect this...

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