Category: Beekeeping

Make Your Own Bee Hive Smoker

The bee smoker, according to Honeybee Conservancy, is one of the most important parts of the tool kit of any beekeeper. Even if your bees are gentle and you seldom feel the need to...

Wax Moth Larva in Bee Hive and How To Prevent It

Wax moth larvae can be destructive and may quickly destroy the stored beeswax combs. They chew and tunnel through the combs, especially combs with contained pollen and brood. Populous and healthy honey bee colonies...

Free Honey Bee Disease Diagnosis Service

Honey bees are susceptible to all types of diseases. Varroa mite is a huge threat to European honey bees. Brood diseases including AFB or American foulbrood and EFB or European foulbrood affect honey bees...

Can Chickens and Honey Bees Co-Exist

Some of you might have heard that chickens and honeybees cannot coexist. It seems this myth spreads by the chicken keepers who’ve seen their birds catching and eating mice whole or battling with some...

Free Insurance For Beekeepers Bees

Do you have honeybees? If yes, did you know that there’s an insurance for honeybees? Well, a USDA program called Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish, which stands for ELAP, provides...