Posts Categorized: Basic Beekeeping

Removing Bees from a Tree

Working in Extension brings unusual opportunities to create educational materials. Here we created a video about about a question we receive frequently. And then, I added some detail and the video to our most viewed Frequently Asked Question about bees on eXtension.org: “I have honey bees in a tree. Can I remove them and keep…

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Laying Worker

https://beeinformed.org/2011/05/20/laying-worker-2/

When you dissect thousands of bees, like I have, it is important to remember that exploration is the process and discovery is the goal. Pictured below is the stimulated ovaries of a worker that I discovered while performing an autopsy on a honey bee.   In beekeeping terms we would call this a “laying worker”. During the…

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