honey bee on white flower

Many people are not aware that honey bees can get sick just like humans. There are a few parasitic, fungal and viral infections that can impact a honey bee colony. All beekeepers should be aware of these diseases and have an understanding of the signs and symptoms of an infestation to keep their colonies safe…

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threats to bees

Just like humans, honeybees have specific basic needs that keep them alive and thriving. They need nearby sources of nectar, pollen and water. They need warm summer temperatures in which to forage. In the winter, honeybees need shelter to keep them warm and honey to sustain them. Without these basic necessities, honeybees won’t survive.  Bees…

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