The National Honey Board Is Teaming up With Project Apis m.

The National Honey Board Is Teaming up With Project Apis m.

September is National Honey Month, and the National Honey Board is reaffirming its commitment to pollinators by partnering with another honey bee advocacy group, Project Apis m. This week, the two organizations announced that they would invest $10 million over the next three years in a joint effort to improve the health and well-being of… Continue Reading

Honey Could Help Scientists Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Honey Could Help Scientists Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

A unique type of honey might help health professionals combat the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to research conducted by a group of Australian scientists. With drug-resistant infections on the rise, this new buzz about honey is cause for hope.     The studies Recent studies have looked specifically at manuka honey from New Zealand.… Continue Reading

Mushrooms: The Latest Tool in the Fight Against Varroa Mites

Mushrooms: The Latest Tool in the Fight Against Varroa Mites

Honeybees have faced their fair share of environmental threats in recent years, and no threat is greater than the one posed by the parasitic varroa mite. These mites infest honeybee colonies, latching themselves onto the bees and infecting them with a deadly virus. If beekeepers don’t intervene to stop an infestation, it can destroy an… Continue Reading