Meetings

The Randolph County Beekeepers Association meets on the first Tuesday of every month.
Where:
Ag. Ext. Office
1003 South Fayetteville St..
Asheboro, NC
Time:
7:00PM till ??9:00PM??
Visitors are welcome.

Queen color ID

Bees in the news

Bees develop a taste for some pesticides the way humans get addicted to nicotine, say scientists

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/bees-develop-taste-pesticides-humans-addicted-nicotine-scientists/story?id=57498042

 

Why are so many Florida honeybees dying?

 http://www.tampabay.com/features/consumer/Why-are-so-many-Florida-honeybees-dying-_168148061

 

New Honey Bee Suite at Renaissance Asheville Hotel

https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15541202.htm

 

David Tarpy Demonstrates Queen Bee Research on Capitol Hill

https://cals.ncsu.edu/news/david-tarpy-demonstrates-queen-bee-research-on-capitol-hill/?utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral

 

Pesticides Are Harming Bees — But Not Everywhere, Major New Study Shows

 

The Secret Ingredient That Stops Honeybees From Becoming Queens

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/08/31/science/honeybees-queens.html#click=https://t.co/Ul2LLPRDkY

 

NC State Researcher Awarded Grant to Improve Honeybee Health

https://cals.ncsu.edu/news/nc-state-researcher-awarded-grant-to-improve-honeybee-health/

 

Quantitative patterns of vertical transmission of deformed wing virus in honey bees

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0195283

 

The Honey Bee Veterinarians’ Consortium contains a list of veterinarians who are willing to help beekeepers acquire antibiotics when they need them.

https://www.hbvc.org/

 

Lithium chloride effectively kills the honey bee parasite Varroa destructor by a systemic mode of action

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-19137-5

 

This is a study done about how to get American Foul Brood spore out of honey from 1951

Thermal resistance AFB spores in honey

 

Environmental Activists Continue to ‘Bee’ Wrong about Honeybee Health Challenges

http://thereminder.com/opinion/mikedobbscolumn/honeybeesshouldbep/

 

Honeybees Have Sharper Eyesight Than We Thought

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/04/honeybees-have-sharper-eyesight-we-thought

 

To save honey bees, human behavior must change

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170406121535.htm

 

The almond milk craze could be bad news for bees

http://www.popsci.com/almond-milk-could-be-bad-for-bees

 

Beekeepers, honey bees provide more than sweet nectar in Catawba County

http://www.hickoryrecord.com/news/beekeepers-honey-bees-provide-more-than-sweet-nectar-in-catawba/article_031a7b5a-493b-5672-a30f-dbf63175d5d9.html

 

Hungry Bees Like Flowers From Rural Areas Than In Urban Ones? Find Out Here Why

http://www.sciencetimes.com/articles/10383/20170315/hungry-bees-like-flowers-from-rural-areas-than-in-urban-ones-find-out-here-why.htm

 

GENERAL MILLS’ HONEYBEE CAMPAIGN LOOKS TO BOOST AWARENESS AND DECLINING SALES

http://www.inquisitr.com/4060817/general-mills-honeybee-campaign-looks-to-boost-awareness-and-declining-sales/

 

Cheerios gives away wildflower seeds in effort to save honey bees

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/cheerios-giving-away-wildflower-seeds-in-effort-to-save-honey-bees

 

Australian researcher working to immunise honey bees, protect them from varroa mite

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-10/researcher-immunising-honey-bees-to-guard-against-varroa-mite/8342172

 

How a Winnie The Pooh is helping children to protect the honeybee population

http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/news_behind/15061808.How_a_Winnie_The_Pooh_is_helping_children_to_protect_the_honeybee_population/

 

Researchers uncover possible new hidden threat to honey bees

http://michiganradio.org/post/researchers-uncover-possible-new-hidden-threat-honey-bees

 

Youth invited to learn about honeybees

http://www.journalscene.com/education/youth-invited-to-learn-about-honeybees/article_c67ccf72-d9b3-11e6-916e-5fbd44d7e516.html

 

NC “Save the Honeybee License Platenc-honeybee-license-tag

http://www.beeawarenc.org/order-save-the-honey-bee-license-plate/

 

First Bee Species Declared Endangered, Beekeepers Concerned for Honeybees

http://www.9and10news.com/story/34229984/first-bee-species-declared-endangered-beekeepers-concerned-for-honeybees

 

More Bad News for Honey as U.S. Seeks to Get Handle on Glyphosate Residues in Food

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carey-gillam/more-bad-news-for-honey-a_b_12769698.html

 

Beekeepers seeking to protect honeybees

http://www.akron.com/akron-ohio-opinions.asp?aID=32418

 

First Confirmed Case of Zombie Bees Discovered in NC | WFMYNEWS2.com
http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/first-confirmed-case-of-zombie-bees-discovered-in-nc/345202564

 

Honeybees keep Apalachee Beekeepers buzzing

http://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/home-garden/2016/09/09/honeybees-keep-apalachee-beekeepers-buzzing/90095206/

 

‘Like it’s been nuked’: Millions of bees dead after South Carolina sprays for Zika mosquitoes.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/09/01/like-its-been-nuked-millions-of-bees-dead-after-south-carolina-sprays-for-zika-mosquitoes/

 

How honey bees ‘telescope’ their abdomens.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/07/160725104109.htm

 

Humans and wild birds ‘talk’ to each other as they hunt for bees’ honey.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/birds-bees-honey-honeyguides-mozambique-niassa-national-reserve-animal-communication-a7148896.html

 

Interpreting the Buzz of Honeybees.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/buzz-of-honeybees-zbcz1606.aspx

 

Misunderstood Honeybee Hive Mind Season In Bell County.

http://beltonjournal.com/misunderstood-honeybee-hive-mind-season-in-bell-county/

 

Homeowner learns honeybee swarm nothing to be afraid of.

http://www.fredericknewspost.com/news/environment/homeowner-learns-honeybee-swarm-nothing-to-be-afraid-of/article_0101422c-bfa3-5833-9319-71cafe835b76.html

 

Truck hauling more than 400 beehives involved in chain reaction crash on I-85.

http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/multiple-vehicles-involved-in-i-85-nb-wreck-at-catawba-river-bridge/328501999

 

Africanized bees kill two dogs in West Texas, injure owner with more than 50 stings.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/africanized-bees-kill-two-dogs-in-west-texas-injure-owner-with-more-than-50-stings/ar-BBtRn3e?li=BBnb7Kz

 

Honeybees get most of their pesticide load from nonfarm plants, study finds.

https://www.minnpost.com/earth-journal/2016/06/honeybees-get-most-their-pesticide-load-nonfarm-plants-study-finds

 

Insects in Concord attack were regular honeybees, not killer bees.

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Insects-in-Concord-attack-were-regular-honey-7943086.php

 

Bees chase car for 2 days to rescue queen.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/25/europe/bees-car-queen-wales-trnd/index.html

 

Virginia Tech study aims to help explain honeybee losses.

http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/virginia-tech-study-aims-to-help-explain-honeybee-losses/article_52f95e3c-2101-11e6-970a-37b121908c7a.html

 

Charleston, SC (WLTX) – A colony of Africanized honey bees was found in South Carolina for the first time in 15 years, according to officials with Clemson University.

http://www.wltx.com/news/local/killer-bees-found-in-sc-for-1st-time-in-15-years/212164108