Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

March 16, 2018
Hive Alive Cover

Hive Alive Review

This week, I was scrolling through Netflix and came across a documentary called Hive Alive. Seeing as I spend a lot of time researching and writing about bees, I was intrigued to see what this film had to offer. Easy to Watch We’ve all watched a documentary (or perhaps more […]
March 13, 2018
Nuc or Package - Which is Best for You?

Nucleus Colony or Packaged Bees – Which is right for you?

Well, it’s that time of year again – time to order your bees! There are a few reasons that you may need to buy bees: maybe your hive didn’t survive the winter and you need to start over. Perhaps you’re a new beekeeper just starting out. Or, maybe you just […]
March 9, 2018

Hive Inspection App Development Update #2

Making Progress This past week, the team at DevCodeCamp has been making great progress on the Beepods Hive Inspection App! They have now made it possible for users to log into their Beepods account using the app, so all of their data can be synced. This will also allow us […]
March 7, 2018
Beepods Hive Inspection App Login Screen

Hive Inspection App Development Update #1

Welcome to the first progress update on the development of the new Beepods hive inspection app! The team over at DevCodeCamp has been working hard on style and ease of use design, and they sent over some working designs. Login Screen Here is a working design of how the login […]
March 2, 2018
Italian Honey Bee - image from Don Farrall Getty Images

Honey Bee Breeds and Their Attributes

Introduction Honey bees, like all living things, vary in their traits across the species. Genetic differences across these breeds can lead to differences in attributes like temperament, disease resistance, productivity, color and much more. The environment has a huge impact on differences among bee colonies due to stimuli and response, […]