"These honeys are consistent with being genuine and do not exhibit any quantifiable man-made contamination." -Dr. James Gawenis, CEO/Chief Chemist, Sweetwater Science LabsContinue reading
Many WNC beekeepers were overwhelmed with mite-infested hives this year. I’ve never seen such high mite counts in my apiary.Continue reading
During the height of the Zika scare last summer, officials of Dorchester County in South Carolina used aerial spraying to combat the Zika virus-carrying mosquito. The unintended consequence of deploying the insecticide Naled during daylight hours resulted in the death of millions of bees and literally wiped out entire apiaries.