Bee experts warn that novices may be inadvertently putting their hives in danger by not keeping the mite population in check.
This has been an especially active swarm season in southern Indiana, thanks to record high temperatures earlier this spring.
Ellie Symes and Lucas Moehle want to develop technology to monitor the inner workings of beehives to help them better understand what's causing bee deaths.
Ortho is part of the Miracle-Gro family. The company says it decided to phase out neonics from its home and garden products.
Researchers explain that moving bee hives across long distances, as is common in the U.S. to pollinate crops, speeds up the process of disease spread.
Ellie Symes tries to keep her emotions out of her beekeeping, but it's never easy to watch a hive struggle.
We look at how food culture has inspired American artists. Green beans get the deep-fried treatment. And, who will work all the new agriculture jobs?
Farmers have used insecticides on their crops for decades, so many farmers are skeptical that these seed coatings are now killing bees.
A new Harvard study shows the strongest links yet between neonicotinoid pesticides and mass bee deaths over the last decade.
Beekeepers are pushing the EPA to consider impact on pollinators when reviewing new pesticides.
Hunters Honey Farm can meet all your honey needs, from raw honey and honey comb to honey sticks and bees wax.
Rob Green talks about the curious case of Colony Collapse Disorder. Then, two dishes with ingredients purchased from the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market.
With his 30 hives, Rob Green brings plenty of experience to the classes he teaches at the Indiana Beekeeping School.
A ruling passed Tuesday by the European Union could tighten already strict laws on the presence of genetically modified crops in foods.
We speak with Tracy Hunter, a third generation beekeeper. Bees are in trouble and two filmmakers want you to know. And, beets and honey make a sweet condiment.
We visit Brothers Drake Meadery to taste their many varieties of honey wine. And what is killing all the bees? Harvest Public Media might have an answer.
Colony collapse disorder, once thought to be just a seasonal fluke thinning the ranks of bees during an especially cold winter, is getting worse.