Tag: Apis mellifera

Spring flower 1: Winter Aconite

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University Citation: Huang, Z.Y. 2019. Michigan spring flowers: 1. winter aconite. BeetheBest Blog, http://bees.msu.edu/2014/winter-aconite/. Accessed on… read more Spring flower 1: Winter Aconite

Catalpa is blooming

Family: Bignoniaceae Genus: Catalpa Species: C. speciosa Other names: catawba ZBAS 7 I noticed that the catalpa trees have been… read more Catalpa is blooming

Feeding Honey Bees

Download the Feeding Honey Bees PDF Zachary Huang Department of Entomology Michigan State University  A water feeder with twigs to… read more Feeding Honey Bees

Shootout at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens

August 8, 2017, I was invited to give a talk on honey bee photography (which I call “beetography”) to the… read more Shootout at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens

False queen in a laying worker colony

At the Friday lab meeting, I was told that one colony has become all “laying workers” by a visiting scholar… read more False queen in a laying worker colony

Bees foraging on catalpa leaves, anyone?

Ok, I have seen bees foraging on catalpa flowers, many years ago. In fact here are some pictures I took,… read more Bees foraging on catalpa leaves, anyone?

MSU Provides Queen Rearing Course

2015 MSU Queen Rearing Course Michigan State University Queen Rearing short course teaches the basics of queen rearing. ┬áLearn the… read more MSU Provides Queen Rearing Course

A mite that smells like a bee

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University The story goes back to 2004, when I invited a friend and colleague, Dr. Yves… read more A mite that smells like a bee