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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...

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

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

A frame of pure gold. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A frame of pure gold. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A frame of pure gold. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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...

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

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

Eric Mussen speaking to visitors at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eric Mussen speaking to visitors at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Eric Mussen speaking to visitors at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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