apiary http://wfpl.org en Drought Conditions Could Affect Honeybee Colonies http://wfpl.org/post/drought-conditions-could-affect-honeybee-colonies <p>The drought that’s been plaguing areas of Kentucky and Indiana for much of the summer could end up having an effect on honeybee colonies, too.</p><p>Sean Burgess is Kentucky’s state apiarist. He says this time of year is critical for bee colonies, because it’s when they harvest nectar to make the honey that nourishes them through the winter.</p> Mon, 03 Sep 2012 14:30:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 1504 at http://wfpl.org Drought Conditions Could Affect Honeybee Colonies