Bee News

Are probiotics the ‘cure’ for honeybees?


There are so many factors involved in the decline of our hives, it’s important to keep a skeptical mindset but open to new innovations in honeybee care.

Slava and Vera Strogolov think they’ve cracked the case: bees are digesting too many antibiotics.

“We saw that the problem is with the gut — so how do we fix the gut?” Strogolov asked, already knowing the answer.

That answer is probiotics.

Read more here: “Just agonizing:” Dramatic decline in honey bee population; could man from Milwaukee have the solution?