Examining Bees for White Tyrosine Nodules

Our fall honey bee health, disease, and pest monitoring on hives that have the potential to become breeders has now officially come to an end but will resume again in mid-January. A hiatus from field work provides the opportunity to … Continue reading

Beekeeping Video Game to Identify Brood Stages

OK, so maybe its not technically a video game, but Reed Johnson at Ohio State has developed an online program called Broodmapper.com  to inspect brood frames. Citizen science is a term used describe similar projects, where the general public participates … Continue reading

Eggs, Larvae, Pupae, and the Queen

Double click on the comb of the honey bee frame in the picture above to see if you can spot eggs in the cells. Double clicking will zoom in to reveal much more detail. Continue reading