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Beepods Better Beekeeping Blog

February 20, 2017
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10 helpful uses for beeswax

In this post, the Beepods team shares some of their favorite uses of beeswax.  In a Beepods Vented-Top-Bar Hive, more wax is produced and will need to be cycled out over time.   Here are our 10 best uses of beeswax and some of our favorite recipes. Beeswax is a powerful […]
February 19, 2017
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Sam Joseph’s Journal – An Aspiring Beekeeper’s Journal – An Artists Initial Reaction to Beekeeping

One thing we ask all of our beekeepers to do when they join the Beepods team is to journal about their experiences.  As a business focused on leadership development, we want all of our team to be sure they are learning and growing as people.  We have asked one of […]
January 24, 2017
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5 topics Beepods learned more about at the 2017 Wisconsin State Education Convention

#2017EdCon Last week, the Beepods team attended the Wisconsin Association of School Boards State Convention. It took place at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There was a lot of buzz around some key topics. We wanted to share with you some key takeaways that apply to educators working […]
January 6, 2017
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7 Top Beekeeping Stories from 2016 to keep in mind in 2017

2017 is just getting started and spring is just around the corner.  It is important to reflect on the past year’s news (both good and bad) about the honey bees. Let’s make 2017 a great year by not repeating the same mistakes. 1. Nations Beekeeper’s Lost 44 Percent of Bees in […]
January 4, 2017
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Why #SnowUsYourBees

Why to #SnowUsYourBees? Did you know that winter time can be one of the most stressful times for both bees and beekeepers?  Did you know that honey bee colonies that endure the harsh climatic elements have a tougher chance of survival? Did you know that over the 2015/2016 year over […]