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Posts Tagged: honey bee guru

Why Honey Is Neither Bee Vomit Nor Bee Barf

Honey is a special treat fresh off the frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Honey is bee vomit!" "Honey is bee barf!" How many times have you heard that? Strong-willed arguments flash rapidly, pointedly and furiously, much like guard bees defending their colony in the fall from would-be robbers.  Just when you think...

Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 3:52 PM
Tags: bee barf (1), bee vomit (1), Eric Mussen (2), honey (1), honey bee guru (2), UC Davis (1)

Pro Bee, All the Way

Honey bee stinging Eric Mussen; note the abdominal tissue as she's pulling away. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The folks who devote their entire lives to honey bees--how do they begin? Well, if you're Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturst at the University of California, Davis, it begins in childhood with a fascination for insects and the walks in the woods with...

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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