3 Crucial Reasons You Should Be Tracking Your Hive Data

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October 22, 2020

3 Crucial Reasons You Should Be Tracking Your Hive Data

Beekeepers, I want you to imagine you’re visiting a doctor’s office. You go into your appointment. Without an exam or any notes about your symptoms or health history, your doctor makes a diagnosis and prescribes a treatment. It probably wouldn’t be the safest or healthiest diagnosis you could trust, now, […]
October 20, 2020

Why Drones Get The Boot In The Fall

Well, it’s that time of year. The chilly weather is here to stay. Time to bundle up in your cozy sweaters, sip some warm spiced tea, and watch the leaves change. Fall is such a beautiful time of year, unless you’re a drone. While the worker bees and queen start […]
October 16, 2020

Don’t Waste That Beeswax! Render It and Use It For DIY Projects

Picture this: You selected a bar, heavy with honey, and removed it from your hive so you could harvest and enjoy this sweet, amber substance. You can use this substance in any recipe—tea, cookies, salad dressings. You followed our easy method for harvesting honey (see below), and are left with […]
October 15, 2020

Don’t Do A Fall Hive Inspection Without Reading This Blog

Fall hive inspections are the most important visits you’ll make to your hive all year. They’re when you can see just how well your ladies have been preparing for winter and an opportunity for you to step in and lend a hand where they might need it. In this blog, […]
October 13, 2020

The Top Books All Bee Lovers Should Have On Their Shelf

  When does a love for bees or beekeeping begin? Many of us first learn about bees through the school nursery rhyme I’m Bringing Home a Baby Bumblebee. The tune seems harmless at first but ends with a child squishing the bee after being stung. Not exactly the sort of […]