Tag: texas beekeeping

Continued Adventures of a Growing Apiary

Growing a bee business through creative ideas and an open mind.

Drone Pheromone

Drones produce a specific pheromone that can help distinguish them from worker bees and queen bees. Here’s how it works.

Hive Maintenance – Sanitation

Sanitation in your apiary aids in the biosecurity of the hive and promotes overall health for your honey bee friends.

Brood Recognition Pheromone

Brood recognition pheromone plays a large part in the health of a honey bee colony.

Colony Collapse

Beekeepers should watch out for some signs of colony collapse disorder. The following signs are evident in hives affected by colony collapse disorder: