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Parasitic Phorid Fly Samples Collected

Went out to collect some bees crawling around the ground infront of the hives today. I was surprised that I didn’t find many at all, less than a dozen, but in the Fall I saw a lot more. Could have … Continue reading

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Trouble at the Hive Part 2 – Colony Disappeared

Here’s the following from the blog post below where we saw chewed up wax pieces at the entrance of the hive. This afternoon it warmed up well into the high 60s or low 70s so we had a chance to … Continue reading

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Dan Rather Reports on Pesticides and the EPA

Check out the report from Dan Rather on new pesticides and impact to our honey bees. Video is the first 30 min. http://vimeo.com/29419200

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Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) in Honey Bees

Recently there has been a lot of news about the honey bee Colony Collapse Disorder, CCD. The mysterious deaths of billions of honeybees since 2006 that have harmed the U.S. agricultural industry may be caused by a common fungus and … Continue reading

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