honey bees

Higher Temperatures Threaten Turkey’s Honeybees and Raw Honey Production

The beekeeping industry has been keeping an eye on the bee colony collapse dilemma, but that has mostly been associated with pesticides until very recently. Now, we are starting to see higher temperatures than normal starting to take a toll. Beekeepers in Turkey are the latest to report higher temperatures creating some rather challenging conditions…

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How to Make Almond Honey Brittle Biscuits

Brittle… a time-honored favorite. And these brittle biscuits combine one of our favorite nuts with the delicious taste of Blue Borage honey, the perfect substitute for regular honey when you are cooking. This particular recipe also incorporates caramelizing the sugars to give the cookie a very unique appearance compared to regular cookies (think crème brulee).…

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The Honeybee’s Circadian Rhythm

The behavior of every living creature is regulated by circadian clocks, even small insects like honeybees, and scientists with Germany’s University of Würzburg are looking closely at the molecular processes and anatomical structures of the honeybee’s circadian clock. The questions they have regarding these insects are boundless—how do honeybees know the right times to visit…

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