Understanding the different types of honey is key to choosing the right honey. We dedicate this blog post to the consumers that have been annoyed by flavorless honey or by the unending struggle of getting crystallized honey out of those darn squeezy bears. With the following information in hand, honey lovers can choose a product that bestContinue Reading Choosing the Right Honey
As the harvest season approaches, freshly packaged honey will be hitting the markets. Many consumers want to know everything they can about the origin and composition of their honey, but honey labels contain a sea of information that is difficult to navigate. Not only do these labels make it difficult for consumers to make informed decisions,Continue Reading Don’t Bee Fooled by Honey Labels
Swarms are an excellent way to upset a beekeeper. Much of the summer is spent trying to prevent them, but occasionally efforts are too late. The best course of action is to then pour a stiff drink and reflect on the failure. So, what exactly is a swarm? It’s a collection of honey bees (i.e.,Continue Reading Swarm is a 4-Letter Word (Sort Of)
When workers lay eggs, it spells disaster for the hive! Typically, only queens lay eggs. In a normal colony, the ovaries of the worker bees are inhibited by pheromones released by the queen and her brood (i.e., eggs and larvae); this ensures that only the queen can lay eggs. If the queen dies and isContinue Reading Laying Workers: Oh No!