Honey Bees – Bee Shortage in California!

Honey Bees – Bee Shortage in California. Most notably, California’s almond industry depends upon honey bees for the pollination of the trees. According to the USDA, about eighty percent of the world’s almonds are produced in California. With California exporting over a billion dollars worth of almonds every year, honey bees have a larger part…

Honeybees – Stung by a Love for Honey Bees

Honeybees – Stung by a Love for Honey Bees. Honeybees have always played an essential role in nature, and this well-known insect has played an important role in man’s world too.  In ancient history, man harvested honey from wild honeybee hives and in the process destroyed those hives.  This wasn’t a problem when man existed…

The Basics About Honey Bees Beekeeping

The Basics About Honey Bees Beekeeping Article by Regis Pelletier Many people need to know more about bees beekeeping. Are you one among them? If that’s the case, you might find the following article helpful in your search for information. We hope you find some useful pointers. 6 Fundamentals About Honey Bees Beekeeping Scientifically talking,…

Tips To Avoid Bee Sting

Tips To Avoid Bee Sting. Prevention is always better than cure. And, when it’s about bee strings, the proverb holds all the more accurate. Bee stings are tough to deal with and especially so if you are already suffering from bee sting allergies. Therefore, it is always better for you to take a few precautionary…

Bumble Bee and Honey Bee on Flower

Honey Bees v Bumblebees

Honey bees are among the foremost helpful creatures on earth; not alone do they supply us with honey and other byproducts that we consume as food, but honey bees and other bees play an important role within the pollination of plant life. It’s been estimated that up to 30 percent of the food that humans consume…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Honey Bees

Article by Amy Leig  Here is some good examples: 1. Bees trained as bomb sniffers Got a need to sniff out drug dealers, gun runners, or perhaps terrorists? Send in the particular bee squad. The K-9 unit got nothing on these specifically trained bees that may identify drugs, gunpowder, explosives,  you name it. 2. Bee…