What is the secret of sunflowers?
Vita Bee Heath is sponsoring some Inside the Hive TV videos about honey bee health.
The varroa mite is thought to be the underlying cause of so many honey bee colony deaths. Vita Bee Health’s varroa-control treatments work well when administered properly but could there be other forms of help in the environment for the bees?
Here’s a video about the mystery of sunflowers and the varroa mite. Could there be a beneficial link for bees feeding off sunflowers even though the flower’s pollen is generally not thought to be the best for bees because of its relatively low protein content?