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How To Keep Your Bees Calm During An Inspection

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How To Keep Your Bees Calm During An Inspection

The most commonly known fact about bees is that they sting. While honey bees are typically docile, if they become agitated and fear that their colony is under attack, they will sting you. Not only will a sting hurt us, but it will also kill the bee. That’s why, as […]

Pollinator Week: How COVID-19 And Modern Technology Have Impacted Bees

How the global pandemic impacted honey bees, beekeepers, and the environment, and how using modern technology can help beekeepers adopt and spread the word about helping to save the bees.    “Where were you when you first heard about COVID-19?”    It’s a guarantee that this will be one of […]

Bee-Themed Activities You Can Do With Your Kids This Summer

Schools out! Summertime has begun. As life shifts back to a more normal pace, you may be wondering what to do with your kids now that they’re on summer break. They’ve spent a lot of time looking at screens due to virtual learning, plus all the screen time they spend […]

Ant Moats And How To Keep Your Hive Healthy This Summer

As a beekeeper, no matter what, you’re going to face issues with your hive and the colony. It may be due to weather, hive invaders, disease, and other factors, but the best way to avoid any issues is to deploy as many preventative measures as possible. A Beepod is designed […]

What Plants To Avoid In Your Pollinator Garden

Part of being a good beekeeper is knowing what food sources to provide your bees and which ones to avoid. It may come as a shock to know that not all plants are good for your bees. In fact, certain plants can be toxic or lead your bees to create […]