"..survey by the New Hampshire Beekeepers Association shows the state lost an average of 65 percent of its beehives this winter...."
Read more here: Associated Press
"The aims of the Association are to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support programmes in which members can participate and contribute."
My Apiary in June
1.) Regular inspections
2.) Look for disease or swarming
3.) Take off capped honey or even complete supers
4.) Have empty frames or supers to replace any taken
For a helpful list and more see the newsletter....
Our annual programme consists of a diverse range of activities. Available in 'Members' Area' of the website.
We attend a number of shows, such as the Shrewsbury Flower Show, to promote public knowledge of bees and beekeeping.
The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association maintains a list of members who offer swarm collection services.
Refugee bees make themselves at home at the UN
Published on 22 Jun 2017
Three colonies of Italian honeybees made themselves at home on the North Lawn of the United Nations headquarters as part of the U.N.'s ongoing greening and conservation effort. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
A honey Bee Producing Wax
Published on 11 Jun 2017
The wax is formed into "scales" by eight wax-producing glands in the abdominal segments of worker bees
A Piping Queen
Published on 26 Mar 2017 - www.FastBees.net
Read more here: Piping Queen
Bees whoop when they bump into each other
New Scientist: A vibrational pulse produced by honeybees, long thought to be a signal to other bees to stop what they are doing, might actually be an expression of surprise. Read more: New Scientist