manuka honey, cornbread recipes, thyme and honey

Plenty of Thyme for this Manuka Honey Cornbread!

Manuka Honey Thyme Cornbread If you’re looking for something different and yet easy enough to make successfully on your first (or second) try, then this Manuka Honey Thyme Cornbread is your best bet! Requiring relatively few ingredients (including the ever favorite Manuka Honey and the hopefully available and in season thyme), this recipe only calls…

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pesticides, new app, honeybee protection, bees

Ban on Pesticides: Minnesota on the Bandwagon

The debate regarding pesticides and their effects on honeybees and other pollinating species has been ongoing for several years, with some companies phasing out pesticides, specifically neonicotinoids, known to cause harm to honeybees as well as hurting their ability to navigate outside the hive. Some US states like Maryland have actually started setting limits on…

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honeybees, nectar hogs, pollination, FDA

FDA Now Requires Honeybee Hives Be Treated by Vets

By January 2017, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will begin requiring beekeepers who need antibiotics to treat their hives—which can be up to thousands—to have them treated by a veterinarian, rather than beekeepers simply buying antibiotics over the counter. “Beekeepers are going to need a veterinarian now,” said Don Hoenig, a former Maine veterinarian.…

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