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Low Varroa Growth Part 3

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, discusses the Tech-Transfer Program with Les Eccles. Frequently asked questions: https://hbrc.ca/faq/ A descriptive transcript is available here: https://hbrc.ca/low-varroa-growth-part-3-descriptive-transcript/ For more videos, check out the University of Guelph's Honey Bee Research Centre YouTube channel at this link: @University of Guelph Honey Bee Research Centre
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August 30, 2021
Bee Culture

Ravenna High School Bee Project, Buzzing Along

  Ravenna High School beehive project is buzzing along months after $100K tech Grant The school secured a federal rural tech grant in December 2020 to launch the project Photo by: Scripps   By: Michael Martin RAVENNA, Mich. — A project developed by a high school teacher and several students passionate about honey bees has taken off, several months after the…
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August 27, 2021
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Flowers Decide

  Bee competitive: Research reveals the impact of natural selection on nectar supply and demand   University of Sussex Summary: Theoretical research indicates that natural selection will increase existing seasonal imbalances between the supply of nectar from flowers and the demand from bees and other insects. New research by the Laboratory of Apiculture and Social Insects (LASI) at the University…
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August 26, 2021
Bee Culture

Neem Oil Harms Bees

  Only Use DIY Neem Oil ‘Indoors’ Without Harming Bees Recent research questions common wisdom that neem oil is harmless to bees. By  David M. Kuchta Neem oil is a vegetable oil from the seeds and fruit of the neem tree Azadirachta indica, native to India, Southeast Asia, and some parts of Africa. It has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic…
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August 25, 2021
Bee Culture

Mixing Pesticides

  Pesticides can amplify each other. Bees have become the victims.   To save insects and help ourselves, experts say we have to rethink the regulation of poisonous chemicals. By Benji Jones@BenjiSJones Share this on Facebook (opens in new window) Share this on Twitter (opens in new window) SHAREAll sharing options This story is part of Down to Earth, a Vox reporting initiative on…
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August 24, 2021
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Low Varroa Growth Part 2

Paul Kelly, research and apiary manager, interviews Dr. Berna Emsen about methods and results of the new Low Varroa Growth research project. Frequently asked questions: https://hbrc.ca/faq/ A descriptive transcript is available here: https://hbrc.ca/low-varroa-growth-part-2/ For more videos, check out the University of Guelph's Honey Bee Research Centre YouTube channel: @University of Guelph Honey Bee Research Centre
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August 23, 2021
Bee Culture

Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life

  Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life, Explained That honey found stored in an ancient Egyptian tomb? Yeah, it’s still good to eat. By Darren Incorvaia   People have found honey useful for thousands of years. In fact, modern beekeeping was born from our long-held desire to harvest massive quantities of it. Cave paintings in Spain dated to 8,000 years ago depict humans gathering honey…
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August 23, 2021
Bee Culture

Honey Hits Walmart Shelves

  Central Texas business Sweet Bee Gardens’ honey hits Walmart shelves By: Adam Schindler Once a year, Walmart hosts an open call event for local small businesses and entrepreneurs to have a chance at getting their American-made products into Walmart stores. “Products that are made, assembled, or grown in the United States,” said Walmart Spokesperson Casey Staheli. “ in front of…
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August 20, 2021
Bee Culture

Bee Health Collective

      One Year Later: How the Bee Health Collective is Expanding Research Availability   As we celebrate National Honey Bee Day on Aug. 21, it’s a perfect time to check-in on an important, new research database that debuted at this time last year.   National Honey Board (NHB) and Project Apis m. joined together in 2020 to create…
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August 19, 2021
Bee Culture

New World Carniolan Transition

  The New World Carniolan Program Transitions into the Future, Partnering with Strachan Apiaries and Buzz’s Bees.   The New World Carniolan (NWC) breeding program, founded in 1982, is heading into its 40th generation. Modeled on the Page-Laidlaw Closed Population Breeding concept, the program was modified to establish and maintain a Carniolan population to provide quality queens to the industry.…
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August 18, 2021