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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 tell us how we are doing! (Click here)

 

May and June is swarming season. Do you have a swarm to pick up? Find a local swarm catchers here: (http://www.in.gov/dnr/entomolo/5755.htm).

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
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Thank you Oliver Winery for donating to our program to
breed mite-resistant bees!

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