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Auburn University Bee Lab

Housed in the College of Agriculture’s Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, we are the AU-BEES (named after Auburn’s world famous mascot Aubie). Our mission is to understand and promote bees through research, instruction and outreach. Explore our site, “like” us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to learn more about us, our efforts to improve bee health and how you can help.

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AU-BEES booth at Auburn community event

Our outreach activities benefit our local community while educating the public on our vital work.

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Our wide breadth of research focuses on everything from conservation to kiwi pollination and more.

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Golden honey in glass bottle

Honey is a truly amazing thing. Mainly composed of simple sugars and water, its value as a natural sweetener and rapid source of energy has been known for millennia. Learn all about the honey produced here at the AU-BEES lab.