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Low genetic diversity among US honey bees
A recent study found the U.S. honey bee population has low genetic diversity, which could have a negative impact on future crop pollination and beekeeping.
Red Beard Bees
Red Beard Bees includes 65 colonies, or hives, in the Whitehall suburb of Columbus where owner Dave Noble lives.
Beekeepers seek out resilient feral honey bees
Beekeepers Dwight Wells and Zale Maxwell started the Ohio Queen Bee Improvement Project to selectively breed bees that are well adapted to Ohio conditions.
Save the bee and me
Aaron Dodds recaps a run-in with the thousands of bees in his hive and shares some conservation-minded gardening practices that can benefit pollinators.
Bootcamp teaches beekeeping basics to veterans
A new program is giving military veterans a new way to serve their country: by cultivating pollinators.
How to set up a water source for bees
Bees are in need of safe, reliable water sources. Learn how to set up and maintain the ideal waterer for the bees in your neighborhood.
Managing bees: It’s more than a hobby
Tom McCormack started beekeeping in 1977. Since then he's helped many within the industry and many beyond it.
Researchers aim to develop best practices for organic beekeeping
Penn State researchers will try to determine the best practices for organic beekeeping by comparing organic and chemical-free to conventional management.