Monthly Archives: June 2015

Historic California Drought Hinders Honey Production

Historic California Drought Hinders Honey Production

A decade ago, California was the number-one honey producing state in the nation. Today, California honey accounts for less than 10 percent of America’s annual honey production. This worrisome decline is due in large part to the record-breaking drought that has been ravaging California for the last four years.   In January, Governor Jerry Brown… Continue Reading

Research Provides New Insight into Health Benefits of Honey

Research Provides New Insight into Health Benefits of Honey

Beekeepers have long understood that the honey produced by their winged workers is more than just a sweet treat, but now scientists are finally listening up and taking note of the remarkable properties of honey as well. Studies at a number of leading research universities have found that honey harbors all sorts of potential health… Continue Reading