Hive Monitoring for Everyone

BroodMinder believes that by performing simple, uniform measurements on thousands of hives, the beekeeping community will gain insights into hive distress and as a community, we will develop interventions to improve outcomes.


Video Introduction and User Guide

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S1:E7 Dandelion Spring Field Trip

This week we visit with Theo at Dandelion Springs to see his extensive apiary and BroodMinder setup.

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S1:E6 SwarmMinder

This week we talk to Rich Hogle and Theo Hartmann about SwarmMinder.

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S1:E5 Beehive Monitoring Facebook Group

We introduce a new Hive Monitoring Facebook group dedicated to discussions about hive data interpretation.

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The Citizen Science Kit

Be part of the solution. The BroodMinder Citizen Science Kit includes the necessary devices to best understand what is happening in your hive. With this configuration, you'll be able to monitor your hive weight and internal conditions as well as compare data with all the other hives on

Wireless Beehive Telemetry

BroodMinder utilizes the latest in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, integrated circuit temperature and humidity chips. With over 17,000 devices already delivered, we are the industry-leading, affordable, brood monitoring solution.