Bee Informed Partnership

Using beekeepers' real world experience to solve beekeepers' real world problems
  1. Killer Hornets
    The world’s largest hornet is the Asian Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia) and subspecies, Japanese Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia japonica).  The body size typically hovers around 2.2 inches and the stinger alone is a quarter of an inch.  They are extremely fast … Continue reading
  2. My Bee Adventures
    It all started when I was registering for fall semester of my freshman year of college.  I was scrolling through the list of General Education courses, searching for a semi-interesting class that would fulfill as many General Education requirements as … Continue reading
  3. Joe Traynor’s Post-Pollination Letter
    To many beekeepers who keep a few colonies in their backyard or even for some who have 50 or 100 colonies, moving bees to pollination is not something they would ever consider.  Just like reading the Travel section in the … Continue reading
  4. 2013 Honey Extraction in Oroville, CA
    Here is a video I put together a few months ago from a honey extraction. As you can see from the footage, I did not have the best set-up but still was able to extract with the tools available.
  5. Bee Informed National Management Survey 2012-2013
    Management Survey 2012 – 2013 How average losses were calculated and presented  |  Watch a vlog here Watch through all the vlogs in order here. Summary of respondent losses  |  Watch the vlog! Losses by region Losses by sub region Losses … Continue reading