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About Comb Honey Production

February 1, 2012 | Pat Imbimbo | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Pat Imbimbo Greetings Beekeepers, Hope all of you are enjoying this time of rest and preparation for the next season. Our bee farm is about is about 130 miles South of the Canadian Border in the Adirondack Mountain Region. Today it is a scorching 23 degrees and freezing rain, a good day to write an Read more >

Chicago: A Great Place to Bee

February 1, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to be in Chicago, Illinois in the summer, you probably enjoyed the scenery of sailboats and skyscrapers and beautifully blue Lake Michigan. Hopefully, you also enjoyed all the dynamic, vibrant flowers Chicago uses to decorate the streets and parks. Everything freezes in Read more >

That’s Not Burr Comb, it’s Art: A Man and Bee Collaboration

January 1, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Tom Springer, Beekeeper and Writer With typical human hubris, beekeepers often refer to their work as the “art of beekeeping.” As if it were beekeepers that had wax glands under their armpits, and the ability to fashion a flawless hexagon cell while hanging upside down in a darkened hive. Not so Read more >

Kick Starting a Club into Action, Part 2

January 1, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Dana Stahlman, President, Ohio State Beekeepers Association Editor’s Note: Last month we featured the first part of an article by Dana Stahlman on his observations and insights into what can make a successful bee club. The Central Ohio Beekeeper’s Association (COBA) is a thriving organization, and Read more >