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Long Lane Honey Bee Farms

Facts About Honey Bees

Facts About Honey Bees

Information on this site is provided by EAS (Eastern Apicultural Society of North America) certified master beekeeper, David Burns. Information you can trust.

1. Honey bees pollinate foods which are good for us such as fruits and vegetables. 

2. Honey bees make honey which is a healthy alternative to table sugar. 

3. A Honey bee colony is made up of approximately 50,000 female worker bees, a thousand male drone honey bees and only 1 queen who lays 1,500 eggs a day in the colony.

4. Honey bees are declining due to viruses, mites and reduced foraging areas.

5. Honey bees need new beekeepers to help restore the population of these great pollinators.

For more information consider taking a beekeeping online course.