Mann Lake Blog

How Do Honey Bees Communicate?

If you know anything about honey bees, you know they’re all about their colonies. Every member of a hive—from the youngest worker bees to the queen herself—works to keep the colony healthy, productive, and thriving. Honey bees are excellent team...

A Brief History of Beekeeping

Humans and honey bees have had a relationship since ancient times. Prehistoric cave paintings depict humans gathering honey from wild hives. Egyptian temples feature pictures of beekeepers calming their bees with smoke. Archaeological sites in Israel house early hives made...