Learn About Bee Health

Whether you’re just starting out as a new beekeeper or want to see the latest research on the Varroa mite, the resources below provide a deeper dive into pollinator health.

Bee Health 101

Bee Health 101

Bee Health 101

Are you looking to become a beekeeper? Or perhaps you just want to know more about the honey bee and the food it pollinates? The Bayer Bee Care Program is dedicated to providing guides and fact sheets to help you along your beekeeping journey.

Stressors

Stressors

Stressors

While the Varroa mite is the number one enemy to honey bees, we know that many factors can affect a hive’s health. A lack of adequate forage, parasites and diseases, and overwintering are all stressors to colonies.

Ongoing Hive Management: Defending Against Varroa

Ongoing Hive Management

Ongoing Hive Management: Defending Against Varroa

The Western honey bee, Apis mellifera, is a highly valued insect, as honey bee colonies not only produce honey but also other useful products, including wax, propolis, pollen and venom. Solving the Varroa problem would make a world of difference to the health of honey bees. Bayer’s Dick Rogers shares some proactive hive management tips.