worker bee

The worker honey bee gets its name because she will have many jobs throughout her lifetime. Without their efforts, the hive wouldn’t be able to function and pollination would not occur at the rate required to sustain our agricultural system. Every day of their lives, from birth to their death, worker bees have vital work…

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honeybee macro white flower

We focus a lot of our attention on the work that adult bees accomplish in their relatively short lives. From reproduction and pollination to making honey and building hives, honey bees are truly as busy as the old saying goes. One aspect of honey bee life that we spend less time discussing is their early…

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inhabitants of bee hive

When you have an unwanted bee hive on your property, your first thought might be how to get it removed. Your second thought might be more like “I hope I don’t get stung!”  Sometimes is can be easy to forget about all of the amazing things that go on in a bee hive. How much…

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