Beesource Beekeeping Forums banner

colony collapse

  1. Scientific Studies / CCD / Neonics
    Hello, I am a student and I am writing a paper about Colony Collapse Disorder and how the decline of the bee population is affecting agricultural businesses. Last year my family had 12 hives and lost 11 over the winter. I would like to know about beekeepers’ personal experiences and how their...
  2. Welcome Forum
    Hello, I am a high school student in Northwestern Ohio and my parents have been keeping bees for about 5 years. I am currently writing a research paper for a college agribusiness class about Colony Collapse disorder and how it affects beekeeper’s businesses and agriculture in general. I will be...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    Hi, I am new to beekeeping. I was offered an established langstroth hive with 2 deeps this spring, so I took up the hobby. The hive has been strong and healthy ever since I got it, until now that is. They were able to draw out a full super and I even got a small harvest of fully cured honey...
  4. Diseases and Pests
    OK. A flow is on and this hive was treated with Apivar in the fall and OA Vap early spring. Both hives at this location were effected but this one was a complete loss. The second hive only lost about half but I haven't located the queen yet to see if she survived. My diagnosis is pesticides but...
Top