Life Cycle of Honey Bees - Video
A collection of three great videos explaining the lives of honey bees, the worker, the queen and the drone.
What is the function of a swarm?
By Southside Beekeepers Club Inc.
If you get down to it a swarm is a form of reproduction, but of a colony, as opposed to the individuals.
An Emergency Winter Feed for Bees
By Ian Brown
If you are uncertain whether your bees have sufficient winter stores, then the following is a recipe for candy which can be safely fed to the bees when they are not active due to cold conditions and therefore could not be safely fed with syrup.
Winter is the Season to Slow Down
By Lindsay Wilson
From April and through to May, June and July, things just slow down in our hives; the queen is not laying so many eggs.
Bees are starting to evolve to survive destructive varroa mite, researcher says
By Robin McConchie - ABC Rural
Bees in the United States and Europe are starting to evolve through natural selection to survive a mite that has been decimating their populations.