Being a homeowner in the Rio Grande Valley can present unique challenges. The warm, humid weather is great for insects; the most successful and invasive insect being the infamous Africanized Honeybee absolutely thrives in the RGV. One of the most unique aspects of Africanized bees over European honeybees is their propensity to nest in small […]
The Africanized Honeybees has been known as the “Killer Bee” since the 1960’s and became popularized in the 1970’s. Despite the alarming name, many Americans did not worry about the impact of the Africanized honeybee until the 1980’s. The Africanized Honeybee began as a simple solution to a simple need: European honeybees were not productive […]
In south Texas there are some flowering plants nearly all year around, but between the frost killing them and being unable to go outside for so long the honeybees are desperate for food.
Today was a textbook case in Africanized defensive procedures. If it wasn’t for the fact that this house had a decent amount of greenery and we were working inside of a shed, it would have been possible that people or animals in the area could have also been attacked.