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.

Bee Facts

Bee Facts

Bee Facts

Bees are fascinating little creatures! With over 20,000 bee species worldwide, the one people are probably most familiar is the honey bee. Honey bees are among the few types of social bees. They live in colonies and construct vertical wax combs with individual hexagonal cells for storing honey, pollen and developing bees.

Becoming a Beekeeper

Becoming a Beekeeper

Becoming a Beekeeper

Are you interested in beekeeping? Use the guide below to help you get started on your bee-utiful journey.

Food Supply

Bees and Food Supply

Food Supply

In the United States, more than $15 billion dollars-worth of crops are pollinated by bees each year. In the United States, honey bees perform most of the insect pollination, with help from other pollinators like ants, bats, bees, beetles, birds, butterflies, flies, moths and wasps.

Healthy Honey: Surprising Uses for Our Favorite Sweet Treat

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Healthy Honey: Surprising Uses for Our Favorite Sweet Treat

Honey is often used as a sugar substitute, but did you know it can also act as a moisturizer and cough suppressant? Read more about its many surprising uses.

Raw Honey Spotlight: Different Forms of Honey and Honey Varietals

Different kinds of honey

Raw Honey Spotlight: Different Forms of Honey and Honey Varietals

By practicing “floral fidelity,” honey bees produce more than 300 unique types of honey in the United States alone, which can be enjoyed in several forms.