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Apiary Placement And Hive Placement

Apiary Placement A. The apiary should be placed away from property lines. You don’t want it to cause problems with the neighbors. B. Out in the country, you may want it midway of a hill. You might want a natural … Continue reading

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KNOW YOUR BEES

The honey bee has three body regions: the head, thorax, and abdomen. In addition to their two compound eyes, honey bees have three smaller, simple eyes. Scientists say they can only differentiate between six colors: yellow, blue-green, blue, violet, ultraviolet, … Continue reading

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ARE WE HELPING OR HINDERING THE HONEY BEE?

On a rural farm, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, my grandfather, Wade Adkins, kept bees. Some of my earliest childhood memories are filled with my dad making a right off a well trav-eled gravel road, that was barely … Continue reading

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