News Tag: Bees

March 26, 2024 | Outdoor Pests

Do Bees Really Have Knees?

We attempt to answer a question few people have ever asked: do bees really have knees? The answer may surprise you.

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October 12, 2019 | Outdoor Pests • Company Culture

Thank a farmer!

Today is National Farmers Day, and we join in honoring those who grow our food and take care of our earth by highlighting one of our favorite local farmers, Verne Fallstrom of Strawberry Hill Nutrition Farm.

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August 21, 2019 | Helpful Hints • Seasonal Bug Bulletin

How to tell a carpenter bee from a bumblebee

They're big, fuzzy, buzzy... and a little bit clumsy. One's an important pollinator, while the other does costly damage that outweighs any pollination benefits. Here are some key differences between carpenter bees and bumblebees.

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August 12, 2019 | Outdoor Pests • Helpful Hints

Getting stung for science

Imagine being so committed to the cause that you volunteer to be stung by various insects, just to record the data and share what it feels like.

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July 26, 2019 | Helpful Hints

How to tell a yellowjacket from a honeybee

Yellowjackets and honeybees are frequently mistaken for each other. But aside from their yellow and black coloration, they couldn't be more different. Simply put: Yellowjackets bad, honeybees good!

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