Scientists from The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Integrative Bee Research (CIBER) tagged 200 honey bee workers to find out how a highly-contagious fungal parasite (Nosema apis) impacts their ability to pollinate crops. N. apis is a uni-cellular fungus that lives in the gut cells of honey bees and causes dysentery. Especially in […]
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. Money spent on honey sales in Grand Island goes a long way for people with disabilities. The 53rd Annual Honey Sunday is the Arc of Central Nebraska’s biggest fundraiser of the year, earning more than $2,000 on Sunday, according to an organizer. “We go out and advocate and fight for the […]
Manuka honey has been touted outside of its native New Zealand by the likes of Dr. Oz, Kourtney Kardashian and the aforementioned certain actress-turned-lifestyle guru as the superfood of the moment a Kiwi-produced miracle worker with antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties (allegedly) capable of calming upset tummies, soothing sore throats, healing burns and making ones […]
With their population thought to have fallen by a third in the last decade, the decline of British bees has showed little sign of slowing. But now it seems they are fighting back, as honey bees overcame a disastrous start to the year and a starvation warning to exceed last years honey yield. The […]
Manuka is one of the worlds most expensive honeys. Deriving from the nectar of the Manuka bush (Leptospermum Scoparium), which grows most copiously in New Zealand, the honey sells at high-end stores in London for as much as $250 a pot. The high price is due to the honeys medicinal properties; it is powerfully […]