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 [...]
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.
by Peggy Garnes
Sunday was a beautiful day for beekeeping in December! 64 degrees registered on the thermometer.
I went out to the bee yard for a spot check and was very surprised with the amount of flight going on.
The styrene nucs were flying and all appears well. I took [...]
As the days grow cooler, the flowers are slowly disappearing from the landscape along with the pollen sources.
Feeding a dry pollen at this time gives the bees a little buffer going into winter. Right now I am open feeding Mega Bee and Latshaw’s Bag o’Bee Food. As you can see [...]
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