Posts Categorized: BIP In The News

BIP National Loss Survey Comparison with NASS results

https://beeinformed.org/2017/08/22/bip-national-loss-survey-comparison-with-nass-results/

The National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) recently reported the results of its second honey bee colony loss survey. The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) also recently published preliminary loss results covering the same period. Despite the differences in methodology and sample sizes, these two surveys yielded comparable results. Specifically, we estimate 33.23% losses based on the…

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Interpreting and Understanding the Differences in Honey Bee Colony Loss Numbers From Different National Surveys.

https://beeinformed.org/2016/05/19/interpreting-and-understanding-the-differences-in-honey-bee-colony-loss-numbers-from-different-national-surveys/

Over the last year, and for the first time, the National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) conducted a survey to monitor colony losses. The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP), in collaboration with the Apiary Inspectors of America, has also recently published preliminary loss data covering the same time period. While the core purpose of these two surveys…

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Bee Informed Partnership Diagnosis and treatment of Common Honey Bee Diseases Wins Bronze!

https://beeinformed.org/2015/12/16/bee-informed-partnership-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-common-honey-bee-diseases-wins-bronze/

At Apimondia this year our training manual for ‘Common honey bee diseases’ was submitted in the book category.  This simple training manual was entered among many other highly competitive books and won a bronze award to our surprise!  I originally wanted to create a honey bee disease/diagnosis manual because  most of the literature had very…

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Bee Informed Partnership Wins Silver for Website Category at Apimondia

https://beeinformed.org/2015/11/11/bee-informed-partnership-wins-silver-for-website-category-at-apimondia/

At the 2015 Apimondia International Apiculture Congress in Daejon, Korea, the Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) took home the silver prize in the category for the Best Website on a Beekeeping Topic.  This meeting of researchers and beekeepers from diverse backgrounds and from around the globe was the 44th meeting of Apimondia under the theme “Bees,…

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Academy of Success meets BIP

https://beeinformed.org/2012/12/12/5914/

The Bee Informed Partnership is growing by leaps and bounds. The overwhelming positive response by our bee keepers has evolved into many participants joining.  Since we are expanding, it only made sense to incorporate the local community. We met with the Ben Barnwell, the director of the Academy of Success to discuss how we can…

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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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2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

https://beeinformed.org/2012/07/25/2012-smithsonian-folklife-festival/

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an annual festival held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. that celebrates cultural diversity and traditions. The USDA Bee Research Lab was asked to participate this year as part of the theme “Campus and Community”. The festival commemorated the 150th anniversary of USDA and land-grant universities. Abraham Lincoln signed…

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