The idea of a Russian Bee Breeders Association was conceived in the late 1990s. Members of the USDA Agricultural Research Service Baton Rouge bee lab and industry cooperators foresaw the value and need for such a group.
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Colony collapse disorder (CCD) is the phenomenon that occurs when the majority of worker bees in a colony disappear and leave behind a queen, plenty of food and a few nurse bees to care for the remaining immature bees.
Death to the insect is not instant. It is going to get mad before it gets dead—so staying covered and keeping family members away is important.
The Russian Honey Bee Breeders Association worked with the staff at the Baton Rouge Bee Lab to establish standards and qualifications for our members.
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California is home to the nation’s largest agricultural economy, but the state auditor says it does little to ensure colleges follow federal rules requiring they serve food produced in the United States.
Hybrids vs. Pure (certified) Russians: As with any strain of honey bee, Russians will interbreed with other strains of honey bees, which results in hybrids that have the characteristics of both strains.
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The Saint Louis Beekeepers meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.