I’m jumping ahead this time but we’ll get back to Rule 3 soon. But this time I’m looking at something more timely…. The Seventh Rule is: Enough Good Food.
I am guilty of not following this rule this past winter. I’ve lost colonies during winters in the past…most recently to issues with queens, and especially [...]
I met Daniel Oduntan, CEO of the Institute of Vocational Bee Craft at the Western Pennsylvania
Beekeepers Seminar on February 15, 2014
He had traveled to the United States to learn ways that we keep bees and how the differences could
possibly benefit [...]
Buried in snow again!!!!
Monday evening snow came again along with the wind. At the house we probably got a good 8 to 10 inches. Coupled with blowing and drifting – it was a mess!
Stayed home and worked on the laptop to stay current. I [...]
Russian Bees Get It Right
A noted honey bee scientist in the U.S. said some time ago he was weary of dealing with Varroa. That he wanted to move on to some real science. The cause of his frustration was that neither he, not any of the scientists were getting anywhere with solving the Varroa [...]
American Beekeeping Federation Conference was held this year in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on January 8th to the 11th. I was truly lucky to attend this meeting and was looking forward to some warm weather but as Mother Nature would have it, the temps there were colder than had been seen in a long time.
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