Beesource

Beesource

Interested in beekeeping? Then, a visit to Beesource is a must. It’s a treasure of cutting edge articles, from out of the box thinking beekeepers like: Adrian Wenner Africanized Honey Bees Andy Nachbaur Charles Martin Simon Dick Marron Dee Lusby Erik Osterlund Hans-Otto Johnsen Jerry Hayes Joe Traynor Walt Wright Like to build your own bee equipment? Beesource has an extensive list of free, Build […]

Florida Chills

Florida Chills

Does a temperate climate guy, transplanted to the tropics, ever dream of this? Oh yes! Watching my Wyoming brother, skiing through the woods,  brings back many good memories. Decades ago, I enjoyed winter mountaineering. Solitude and beauty combined with skiing/back-country adrenaline, made for a thrilling adventure and a sense of achievement. It was well worth digging those snow caves. Then I got married and took […]

Beebread and Core Gut Bacteria

Beebread and Core Gut Bacteria

Randy Oliver has published part 3 in his Re-evaluating Beebread series. This series and his other articles are well worth a read. It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything about honeybee symbiotic micro organisms. Since then, some additional pertinent  research has been released. For me, that’s good news, as it should lead beekeeping from the nuke em disease/pest treatment model, to a more probiotic/symbiotic approach. […]

Creatures of Light

Creatures of Light

Luminescence has gone from magical to fantastical as if forms the basis for research tools of the future.   It might even be interesting to use an intense blue light, maybe a laser, combined with an appropriate yellow eyeglass filter to check minerals for fluorescence. -dM

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