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Scientists Discover Key Molecule Linking Neonicotinoids to Honey Bee Viruses

From EcoNews : Scientists Discover Key Molecule Linking Neonicotinoids to Honey Bee Viruses A team of scientists in Italy believe they have found the molecular mechanism through which neonicotinoid pesticides adversely impacts the ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Oct 27 2013 - 5:56pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

A Great 'Bad' Honey Harvest

I had a bad honey harvest this year. And, boy, is it good. I say it's "bad" because I had expected to have nearly 10x more honey to harvest by now. My bees really disappointed me on the volume side of things this year. But, I did ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Oct 20 2013 - 2:57pm - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Beginning Beekeeping

At the Rowe weekend, a number of people approached me about my experience now that I'm wrapping up my first year as a beekeeper. Given the pace of the weekend, those discussions were rushed. And there were several folks I ended up not having ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Mar 20 2013 - 11:11pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

VERY Close call

As we invest in our preps to increase our resiliency, we are often operating in new territory. So, we are vulnerable to the unexpected - or as Donald Rumsfeld would put it: the 'unknown unknowns'. I recently had a wake up call on this ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Dec 4 2012 - 2:40am - 15 comments - 0 attachments