Bee Culture Magazine comes out once a month, but news and information is constant. To get you the very latest information from the world of beekeeping and all the things we touch as fast as possible, Catch The Buzz came to be. We routinely post articles of interest, news releases and other informational bits and pieces that never make it to the magazine.

 

  1. CATCH THE BUZZ – How to Keep Bees in the Orchard

    How do you keep bees in your orchard when there are more attractive flowering plants in the vicinity? The answer may lie in pheromones....
  2. CATCH THE BUZZ – Adulterated Honey Imports, European Honey Harvest Down 40%

    Honey producers stung by ‘worst harvest in decades’ call for crackdown on adulterated imports By: Katy Askew With European honey harvests down 40% in...
  3. CATCH THE BUZZ – Honey Bee Vaccine

    First-ever insect vaccine helps bees stay healthy The easily administered oral vaccine could keep pollinators safe from bacterial diseases and give invaluable support for...
  4. CATCH THE BUZZ – Rangel Receives Texas Beekeepers Award

    Rangel receives Texas Beekeepers Association award Research, education and outreach efforts recognized A Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist was recognized recently for her efforts related to...
  5. CATCH THE BUZZ – Dr. Jamie Ellis, Excellence in Extension Award

    UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences UF/IFAS Communications NEWS BRIEF Jamie Ellis, director of UF/IFAS honey bee lab, wins national Excellence in Extension...
  6. CATCH THE BUZZ – Honey Bee Populations Have Grown

    Bee Populations Have Grown 73% in Maine and Are Increasing in Many Other States By: Madeleine Muzdakis Photo: Stock Photos from L_B_O/Shutterstock Environmentalists often...
  7. CATCH THE BUZZ – Reward Growers for Pollinator Habitat

    It’s Time to Reward Growers For Pollinator Habitat By: David Eddy Growers pay all sorts of fees to mitigate all the alleged harm they...
  8. CATCH THE BUZZ- Soil Compacted? Look to Cover Crops

    Soil compacted Post-Harvest? Look to Cover Crops Almond Board of California — For the third year in a row, Chris Rishwain is preparing to...
  9. CATCH THE BUZZ- Stingless Bees in Crop Pollination

    Stingless Bees in Crop Pollination Dr. Madhurima Vinod and Dr. Sunil Kumar K Stingless Bees Stingless bees are a group of small- to medium-sized...
  10. CATCH THE BUZZ – Honey History

    Sweeter Than Honey The Egyptians were the first nomadic beekeepers, as they used to transport their hives by boat on the Nile, in search...
  11. CATCH THE BUZZ- Kiwifruit Pollination ‘Sweet Spot’

    Researchers find ‘sweet spot’ for kiwifruit pollination By: Plant and Food Research Credit: Alternative Minerva/Unsplash Plant & Food Research scientists and collaborators from the...
  12. CATCH THE BUZZ- Honey Bees lose Sleep after Ingesting Pesticides.

    Honey bees lose sleep after ingesting pesticides, leading to greater stress and lower hive survival rates By: Marissa Shapiro Honey bees in the hive...
  13. CATCH THE BUZZ- Climate Barrier to Spread of Africanized Bees

    Genome sequencing shows climate barrier to spread of Africanized bees Since the 1950s, “Africanized” honeybees have spread north and south across the Americas until...
  14. CATCH THE BUZZ – Beyonce has Bees!!

    Yes, Beyoncé Has 80,000 Bees. But Does Her Honey Have The Power To Heal? By: Elizabeth Gulino Photo: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Wireimage. Arianators. Beliebers....
  15. CATCH THE BUZZ- Pesticide Label Discrepancies Could Hurt Honey Bees

    Researcher finds pesticide label discrepancies, could hurt honey bees • By: Sierra Dawn McClain – Capital Press More than 30% of pesticide labels fail...