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The Origin of Bees

Did you know that Honeybees aren’t native to North America at all? They were brought to the East Coast by Europeans in 1632.

The Origin of Bees

Did you know that Honeybees aren’t native to North America at all? They were brought to the East Coast by Europeans in 1632.

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Bees and the Economy, What You Should Know

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that honeybees pollinate up to 80 percent of the country's insect crops—meaning bees pollinate over $15 billion worth of crops each year. 

Bees and the Economy, What You Should Know

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that honeybees pollinate up to 80 percent of the country's insect crops—meaning bees pollinate over $15 billion worth of crops each year. 

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Make a Solitary Bee Happy and Make a Bee Hotel

While honeybees make honey, there are many types of beneficial bees that do not.

Make a Solitary Bee Happy and Make a Bee Hotel

While honeybees make honey, there are many types of beneficial bees that do not.

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How Does Bee Propolis Benefit the Skin?

Bees produce a compound called propolis from the sap on needle-leaved trees or evergreens. When they combine the sap with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown...

How Does Bee Propolis Benefit the Skin?

Bees produce a compound called propolis from the sap on needle-leaved trees or evergreens. When they combine the sap with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown...

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Bees Have a Serious Sense of Smell

Bees communicate with their hive via their sense of smell.

Bees Have a Serious Sense of Smell

Bees communicate with their hive via their sense of smell.

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About Honey

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About Honey

This is a post about honey

  • Smell This!

    Did you know that each little bee has 170 odorant receptors, which means they have one serious sense of smell! They use this to communicate within the hive and to recognise different types of flowers when looking for food.

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  • Hey Honey!

    While many believe that honey is just a by-product of honey bees daily work, in reality bees need it themselves to survive. Honey bees must consume about 17-20 pounds of honey before they can biochemically produce one pound of beeswax. 

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  • Lotta Bees

    It takes 556 bees to make one pound of honey. Meanwhile annual honey consumption in the US alone is 450 million pounds. Do the math ~ that’s a lot of bees

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