Genetic Selection for Better Bees – prime bees

As beekeepers who enjoy constantly improving and learning, it’s difficult to sift through the onslaught of information that is found every day and apply it to our apiary. We focus on sustainable and responsible practices in beekeeping. In a world where antibiotics are always the answer, there have been great strides in breeding programs working to promote better bees through selected genetics.

Recently, we watched the documentary “Resistance” and it really got us thinking about our bees and the nature of the agricultural community. The theory behind the movie, that is backed up by scientific evidence and case studies, is that humans have compr…

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