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More Than Honey A Must See


MORE THAN HONEY, a new documentary by the Swiss filmmaker Marcus Imhoof, mesmerizes the audience with breathtaking video from inside the world of bees.   More Than Honey is a film on the relationship between mankind and honeybees, about nature and about our future. Honeybees show us that crises and disasters are triggering an uncertain future.

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Marla Spivak on why bees are disappearing


Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a third of the world’s crops. Could

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Sex Determination in Honey Bees by Dr. Roger Hoopingarner


Dr. Roger Hoopingarner discusses Sex Determination in Honey Bees Castes; Parthenogenesis and Sex Determination in Honey Bees; Larvae and Pupae Development February 12, 2013,  Dr. Roger Hoopingarner lectures on the sex determination in honey bees, development of male (drone) and female (workers and queen) bees, as well as the role of sex alleles and the

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Bee Diseases and Pests with Dr. Marion Ellis


Bee Diseases and Pests with Dr. Marion Ellis The education committee at the American Beekeeping Federation (ABF), strives to keep its members engaged and informed. The ABF offers its members free beekeeping education through its on-line classes titled “Conversations with a Beekeeper.” The class given on January 30th, 2013 was given by Dr. Marion Ellis

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2013 ABF Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania


2013 ABF Conference in Hershey, Pensylvania – A Sweet Experience The American Beekeepers Federation held its annual ABF conference this year in Hershey, Pennsylvania. There were nearly 700 attendees that represented hobbyists, packers, serious sideliners and commercial beekeeping operations all across the United States. All the beeks were together under one roof learning from the

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