As a part of my training yard effort, I often field questions for the beekeepers that my activity reporting message reaches. Currently, the training yard is preparing to produce a few nucs that with some luck, will overwinter.
The question raised is “How late is too late to re-queen a hive?” Continue reading
As the summer solstice approaches and the last spring blooms begin to fade, my efforts begin to focus on having strong colonies for next spring. There is still a lot to do Continue reading
It appears that spring weather has just arrived in my bee yards. All of April has been cold and raining with little opportunity to open hives or better stated, what hives are left Continue reading
In many ways, I’m a cynic. Cynicism is defined as someone who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons.
When I saw this page advertising both a product to kill insects Continue reading
I’m hearing that hives loses for many beekeepers in the area are much greater than in past years. I can agree with that observation. Continue reading
Beekeepers in general have lots of different opinions about most subjects. I’m going to propose that most beekeepers would agree Continue reading