Hive Scales

Hive Scales

Jonathan and his graduate students at Grand Valley State University have been working with the Bee Informed Partnership to automate the monitoring of live honeybee colonies via electronic sensor platforms. In particular we are interested in automatically capturing the...
What Bees Do in the Winter

What Bees Do in the Winter

We often get asked “what do your bees do in the winter?”.  Given the rather brutal winters we experience here in the West Michigan area, these questions are often prompted by concern for the bees’ welfare.  The quick answer to the question is that bees eat lots of...