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Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

July 15, 2016
Bee the Change in Brookfield WI

Bee the Change in Brookfield, Wisconsin

See how you can participate in bringing positive change to Brookfield, WI: Here are three ways you can get involved in order to ensure bees have a better chance in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Help the residents of Brookfield to pass a city ordinance that is beneficial to the beekeeper, the bees […]
June 20, 2016
beneficial insects

Encouraging the Existence of Beneficial Insects Can Help the Honeybees

By: Sam Choan from Organic Lesson In recent years, the plight of the honey bees has been well documented – and rightly so – as they play a very important part in the production of agricultural crops. To the average person, the role that the bees play is hugely underestimated […]
June 15, 2016

Queen Cells: The 3 types and what they can tell you about your hive.

We sat down with our head of beekeeping operations to ask some questions about the queen cells she’s been finding in our hives.  During summer time, queen cells become something every beekeeper should be familiar with, especially if their colony (ies) seem to be going gang busters.  So we wanted […]
June 2, 2016
top bar hive inspection software

Healthy Hive™ Management Software Has Been Launched

For many beekeepers, the ease of tracking hive health through documentation and notes is a headache. Today, we have launched an online software solution targeted specifically at sustainable beekeepers who use top bar hives. With a focus on their own design, the Beepod Beekeeping System, the Healthy Hive Management software […]