Blue Sky Bee Supply Blog
First NASS Quarterly Report out today. Check it out and find out colony losses since Jan 1, colony stressors and all the rest. It’s the first one and You will be Amazed!Check it out at https://www.nass.gov/Publications/ scroll down to Today’s Reports from NASS, Honey bee colonies, click on PDF, sit back and see what’s going on.
13th May 2016
Honey bee workers collecting artificial pollen diets from a feeding dish. The bees can distinguish diets by color, taste and/or smell, and they show dietary preferences accordingly. Moreover, in regards to previous colony nutrition, bees diversify their food uptake, preferring complementary nutrition.Photo Credit: Harmen P HendriksmaHebrew University of JerusalemWhile pesticides and pathogens pose clear threats to honey bee health, the need of bee colonies for balanced nutrition is gai …
1st May 2016