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The Bee Hive
Bee Genetics
Bee Diseases
Bee Health
Bee Links

Welcome to the Hunt lab's Bee Hive. We are involved in honey bee research and education.

Join our community research project and try our “mite-biter” queens!

Please participate in a honey bee loss survey. Help understand and quantify the losses of bees in Indiana over the past months and build on the results for the Bee Informed Survey:

Responses will be automatically tallied. Names will not be associated with the answers. No e-mail address will be gathered unless they are intentionally provided by the participant.

Click here to take the survey


Do you have a swarm to pick up? Find a local swarm catcher here: <>.

When bees swarm the queen and most of the hive bees leave after filling up on honey. Bees in a swarm are usually very gentle but leave them alone! With all those bees flying one could get stuck in your hair. The swarm sends out scout bees to find a new cavity to nest in. They usually stay for a few days and then they are off to their new home.

Study links corn seed treatments to honey bee toxicity

ISBA 2014 Fall Meeting
Saturday October 25:
The ISBA meeting will be held at Franklin Community High School.   The school is located at 2600 Cumberland Drive, Franklin, IN 46131.   Registration and social hour, 8:00 a.m.
More information:

IBA Fall Meeting
Friday+Saturday, November 7-8
The IBA meeting will be at McCormick's Creek State Park?.  More information:

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