Order Emergency Response Kits (ERK)

Experiencing crashing hives? For suspicious colony loss we have specially designed sampling kits to test for and rule out potential causative agents.

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Feeding Supplemental Protein to Honeybee Colonies

Our guest blogger Don Studinsk, a Colorado beekeeper, explores the results from the BIP National Management Suvey on feeding supplemental protein to honeybees in his latest blog.

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BIP Hive Scale Program Rolls Out!

We're starting a new program to monitor apiary activity with hive scales. Head over to our program page for details on signing up!

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See Our Latest Results: 2013-2014 State-by-State Colony Loss Report

Beekeepers shared their experience from the 2013-2014 season to help find the best practices that will make this season better. See what they said.

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Our Mission

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The Bee Informed Partnership is dedicated to working with beekeepers to better understand which management practices work best. We gather survey data from thousands of beekeepers every season to understand how different management practices affect honey bee health, and we report our findings back to the industry.  See our latest findings in our Research Section

Our project is built on a coalition of researchers, advisors and stakeholders from various industries that rely on honey bees for pollination. We collaborate with both domestic and international initiatives to make the greatest impact and to work with our partners across the globe. You can learn more about our partners by visiting our Advisory Board Section.

In combination with the large annual surveys, we also work directly with beekeepers all over the country to help gather pest and disease data and validate trends in management practices we see in our surveys. You can find out more about our field efforts by going over to our Tech Team’s page in our programs section as well as by heading over to our Blog where you’ll read the latest reports from our field agents.


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Feeding Protein


Bottom Line at the Top

The BIP survey is a significant set of data having included participation of thousands of …

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State-by-state colony loss 2013-2014


State colony losses for the winter of 2013-2014

The Bee Informed Project.


The following table reports the total winter losses per state.  These losses were incurred between …

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