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Bee thief nabs 92 hives from California almond orchard

Bees are big business. Almonds are in big demand as a cash crop in California, ever the more so as the almond milk trend grows. Growers use bees to pollinate the trees. The bees are already challenged enough as it is -- now there are bee stealing criminals who drive around stealing them. One such ...

Beekeeper uses this DIY bee vacuum he rigged up himself when collecting honey

“My dad built a bee vacuum!”

We've featured The Bush Bee Man, an awesome wild beekeeper from Australia, before.

This clip is from a web series this beekeeping dad and his son make about the dad's journey into beekeeping.

IMBURian JohnDeCaux4 says, of this wonderful video: “[It' a] custom made Bee Vacuum for collecting wild ...

Beekeeper uses bears to taste test his honey

Trabzon is a northeastern province of Turkey. You'll find a lot of light industry there: small farmers, plantations growing tea and craftsman. It also happens to be home to some of the most sought-after honey in the world.

Ibrahim Sedef, is a beekeeper who, along with his bees, works in the region, producing Anzer honey. It's ...

Delicious honeycomb slice beekeeping video

Get a load of this delicious video of a beekeeper slicing that honeycomb down, from which to extract this year's honey harvest.

It's so sweet and sticky and amazing I literally can't handle it!

“Is this what you people want?”

“And the 2019 honey season is in the bag,” says beekeeper and IMGURian chop655. “Pulled ...

Some idiot torched hives with half a million bees in Texas

Over the weekend, someone set fire to two dozen bee colonies in Alvin, Texas belonging to the Brazoria County Beekeepers Association. The perpetrator also dumped some of the bee boxes into a nearby pond. The Beekepers Association and the police are offering rewards for information leading to the conviction of the idiot who did it. ...

Let’s save the bees with machine learning

Machine learning and all its related forms of "AI" are being used to work on just about every problem under the sun, but even so, stemming the alarming decline of the bee population still seems out of left field. In fact it's a great application for the technology and may help both bees and beekeepers ...

Bees wearing wireless sensors create a “living Internet of Things platform”

While researchers continue attempts to build practical insect-size flying robots, engineers at the University of Washington have prototyped a backpack for real bees that outfits the insects with sensing, computing, and wireless networking capabilities. From UW News:

“We decided to use bumblebees because they’re large enough to carry a tiny battery that can power our ...