Have you noticed the goldenrod bloom this season? With the exception of the extremely dry areas of the south, there seems to be much, much more of this wonderful, productive, attractive bloom than usual.
Maybe it’s just me…and that could be…but I tend to travel quite a bit this time of year to beekeeper meetings [...]
This isn’t too far outside the box. It’s from notes I made while in southern Missouri a couple of weeks ago, helping Michael put on honey supers. I was there for a day and a half, and we worked about 120 hives in 8 or 9 beeyards. Lunch, wonderful lunch was at a Subway…it was [...]
Here’s an outside-the-box idea someone thought of, that we’ll have a lot more on once it gets reported on at Apimondia, I’m told.
A scientist from Australia wondered about the winter cluster. So he put an airport body scanner in a walk-in freezer and scanned a clustering bunch of bees. He did this in England, [...]
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