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6 Tips to Winterize Your Hive So Your Bees Thrive

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6 Tips to Winterize Your Hive So Your Bees Thrive

In Wisconsin, the seasonal changes can be dramatic not just for us, but for our insect companions as well. These weather extremes can affect their very survival and it’s vital to start planning how you will winterize your hive well in advance to ensure your bees have the best chance […]

Where does pollinator week come from? A brief History of Pollinator Week and its impact on supporting pollinators

Why You Should Purchase the Beepods Online Course

At Beepods, we’ve talked for a long time about developing an online course for our beekeepers. We wanted a class that would cover all of the basics that a beginning beekeeper might need to get started, and an experienced beekeeper can use as a refresher. It’s been a long time […]
Hive Alive Cover

Hive Alive Review

This week, I was scrolling through Netflix and came across a documentary called Hive Alive. Seeing as I spend a lot of time researching and writing about bees, I was intrigued to see what this film had to offer. Easy to Watch We’ve all watched a documentary (or perhaps more […]
Nuc or Package - Which is Best for You?

Nucleus Colony or Packaged Bees – Which is right for you?

Well, it’s that time of year again – time to order your bees! There are a few reasons that you may need to buy bees: maybe your hive didn’t survive the winter and you need to start over. Perhaps you’re a new beekeeper just starting out. Or, maybe you just […]