a fuzzy africanized honey bee pollinating in a garden on an eastern texas property

Are Africanized Honey Bees a Problem in East Texas?

July 11, 2019

Africanized honey bees are a hybrid bee, a cross between African honey bees and European honey bees that we’re all used to. They were created in Brazil in the mid-1900s by researchers who were trying to increase honey production. Some of these bees escaped from a Brazilian researcher in 1957 and they have slowly made their way north. They have been seen in most Texas counties.... Read More

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