Science of Bees

This is the first You Tube in the University of Guelph Ontario Beekeeping Collection. The whole collection will follow one after the other.

Published on Dec 7, 2013

A lecture was given by Mike Palmer at the National Honey Show 2013 entitled " The Sustainable Apiary".

A lecture was given by Juliana Rangel at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "The Behavioral Ecology of Swarming in Honey Bees".

A lecture that was given by Juliana Rangel at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "The Biology of Mating".

A lecture was given by Juliana Rangel at the 2015 National Honey Show entitled "Biology of the Colony".

Tom Seeley explains how bees process nectar to honey.

Bee Keeping Tips

Randy Oliver and How to Replace a Queen.

How to split a hive using a queen excluder - How to introduce a new queen or requeen a colony.

    by Keith Novak

Queen Being Rejected by worker bees!

What bees accepting a queen bee looks like!!

Requeen with a Push in Wire Introduction Cage

Simple Wire Screen Projects for Beekeeping .

Queen Cell Protection Cage, Pocket Queen Protection Cage, Push in Queen Introduction Cage

Don Kuchenmeister  "The Fat Bee Man" on Robber Bees.

This screen, along with an entrance reduces robbing and the bees that were still attempting it only tried for a couple more hours.

Tom Seeley
A lecture was given at the 2017 National Honey Show by Tom Seeley entitled "The Thirst of a Hive: How Does a Honey Bee Colony Control its Water Intake?"

Rudi Peters - Overwinter Hive Sensor Discoveries - at a  BC Honey Producers’ Association conference.

Paul Stamets -  at a BC Honey Producers’ Association conference speaking about
"Can Mushrooms Help Bees"

Samuel Ramsey on Varroa Does Not Feed on Hemolymph - they feed on the Fat Body.

 

 

A compilation of three summer months from inside the beehive by a swarm

How to tie the famous Trucker's Hitch for tying down loads.