“Honey bees preferentially consume freshly-stored pollen. The freshly-formed composite of pollen, nectar, and oral secretions is briefly more attractive than older stored pollen. Older stored pollen sources are only likely to be fully consumed once freshly-stored pollen sources are largely exhausted.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5400263
The role of the Assistant is to analyse and present useful insights that will help beekeeper to make better decisions. The Assistant helps beekeepers to identify important information related to your apiary and offers advises. Example: presenting the information of the flowering time of nectar/pollen source available in the current month. This is specially important…
Apiary Book 4.0 for Android is out today! Now you can add the quantities of honey, pollen, pasture, propolis, wax, venom, royal jelly harvested from each individual hive, not only for the whole apiary.
For bees, their forage or food supply consists of nectar and pollen from blooming plants within flight range. The foraging area around a beehive extends for two miles (3 km). The forage sources for honey bees are an important consideration for beekeepers. Reference: Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forage_(honey_bee)