One of the major threats to U.S. bees is the varroa mite. Researchers are importing sperm from European bees resistant to mites to toughen up America's stock.
Bee experts warn that novices may be inadvertently putting their hives in danger by not keeping the mite population in check.
There are many things that can cause a hen to stop laying eggs, from the weather to an illness. Here are the most common problems to help you troubleshoot.
The source of the cyclospora outbreak in Iowa and Nebraska has been determined, but 14 other states await answers.