World Bee Day 2021

To celebrate the UN Designated World Bee Day, we highlighted five foods that honey bees pollinate. Honey Bees are crucial for pollinating almonds, watermelon, avocado, passionfruit and sweet cherries. Read more below or watch our short video celebrating World Bee Day...

Organisational Patterns within the Hive

ApisProtect has performed very detailed hive inspections in our research apiary in Cork. The hives are 11 frame Nationals and the frame counts for bees, honey, pollen and brood are recorded on a per frame basis, as well as noting the presence of both the queen and...

April Honey Bee Foraging Conditions Ireland

The ability of honey bees to forage is affected by a considerable number of factors. Temperature, sunshine levels, rainfall, windspeed, humidity, forage proximity and colony strength all play a role in determining how many bees can forage and how effective they can...