How to Interpret Management Survey Results (Confidence Intervals)

Dennis Explains Management Survey Results

The Bee Informed Partnership team is pleased to announce the first release of data collected in last year’s National Bee Informed Partnership Honey Bee Management survey.  These, and all future releases can be found at: Our philosophy is to … Continue reading

Varroa Control: National Management Survey 2010-2011


There is little doubt that varroa mites are a big problem for many beekeepers. Simply put these parasites spread viruses and weaken colonies and are arguably the single most important contributor to colony losses over the last 20 years. So … Continue reading

Respondent’s Losses Profile: National Management Survey 2010-2011

Dennis Explains Management Survey Results

The Respondent’s Losses Profile reviews how management styles, region, operation size, operation type, and season affect colony losses last year as reported by beekeepers in the 2010-2011 survey. Not surprisingly, most losses are reported to occur over the winter season, although summer … Continue reading