Posts By: The Bee Informed Team

Working at the NCSU Bee Lab

https://beeinformed.org/2013/10/02/working-at-the-ncsu-bee-lab/

Jordan Arata, one of our undergraduates who worked for our lab this summer was ‘stationed’ at the North Carolina State University lab working with Dr. David Tarpy.  He details his experiences below.  Jordan is also President of the UMD Apiary club. This summer I had the pleasure of working and learning at David Tarpy’s honey…

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Tropilaelaps Mites, Part 2

https://beeinformed.org/2013/09/04/tropilaelaps-mites-part-2/

Author: Elinor M. Lichtenberg Varroa mites cause significant harm to honey bee colonies word-wide. A similar pest, Tropilaelaps mites, could cause widespread damage if introduced to Europe or the Americas. We described the natural history of these mites last year. In parts of Asia where both mites are found, the Tropilaelaps mite is often considered…

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National Management Survey Results

Our initial National Management Survey Results for 2011-2012 are posted here. In the coming weeks we will post accompanying vlogs and explinations for each section that explain the results in a broader context. Keep your eye out for these results, and in the coming months 2012-2013 results  will be released as well.

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BIP Ad. June 2013

https://beeinformed.org/2013/07/22/bip-ad-june-2013/

How did you start a new colony? Those who did not install packages lost 33.5% less colonies than those who did install packages. Those who bought existing hives lost 13.5% less colonies than those who did not buy hives and beekeepers who split hives to increase their colonies lost 23.% less colonies than those that…

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Speaker Request Form

Dear Beekeeper, We greatly appreciate your request for a member of the Bee Informed Partnership team to present to your organization. As our partnership raises awareness, we have been inundated with requests to speak to organizations and groups across the country. Due to the overwhelming number of requests we receive it is important that we…

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BIP at SESYNC

https://beeinformed.org/2012/11/08/bip-at-sesync/

“Dr. Dennis vanEnglesdorp of the University of Maryland describes the newly-created Bee Informed Partnership. Utilizing beekeepers real world experiences to help solve beekeepers real world problems.”  

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Urban Beekeeping in Washington

https://beeinformed.org/2012/11/08/urban-beekeeping-in-washington/

  Hunt. (2012). The Rise of Urban Beekeeping in Washington. The Washingtonian. November 2012. “Colony Collapse Disorder is a real concern—but some backyard beekeepers are trying to combat it.”   Hunt. (2012). The Rise of Urban Beekeeping in Washington. The Washingtonian. November 2012.

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