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  • Symposium marks milestones in honey bee management, research

    Lorenzo Langstroth's moveable frame hive incorporated "bee space," a 3/8-inch space that the bees use to navigate around the hive. The space enabled beekeepers to easily remove each honeycomb-laden frame and extract the honey with minimal damage to the comb or to the bees.

    Lorenzo Langstroth's moveable frame hive incorporated "bee space," a 3/8-inch space that the bees use to navigate around the hive. The space enabled beekeepers to easily remove each honeycomb-laden frame and extract the honey with minimal damage to the comb or to the bees.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor's note: To contact Gene Kritsky, e-mail gene_kritsky@mail.msj.edu. To reach May Berenbaum, e-mail maybe@illinois.edu.