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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varroa mite

Honeybees are mighty, but they certainly are not invincible. Bees face threats from all sides, including habitat loss, pesticides and disease. But, did you know that one of the greatest threats to the honeybee population is only one millimeter in size? Varroa mites feed on honeybees and spread deadly viruses throughout colonies. The small but…

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