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The Honey Bee Family

April 26, 2012 | Walter T Kelley Co. | A Bee Cs

From How to Keep Bees & Sell Honey by Walter T. Kelley A good hive should have approximately 30,000 workers or preferably more. The workers do what their name implies. Each worker bee has a special pouch called a honey bag or sac inside its body and they suck up the nectar from the flowers with their Read more >

Project in Senegal, Africa

April 1, 2012 | A Bee Cs

By Lady Spirit Moon As a Certified Beekeeper and owner of BEe Healing Apiary, I came upon Jean Cheikh Ndiaye and his friend, Ousmane Faye, through TECA, an Apimondia beekeeping forum. The original purpose of the relationship was to exchange beekeeping ideas, apitherapy knowledge, and anything and Read more >

A Bee Space, Pollen, Wax and Propolis Primer

April 1, 2012 | A Bee Cs

It’s the time of year when there are lots of new beekeepers. For the next several months, we’ll be publishing some bee basics, many of them excerpted from writings by the late Walter T. Kelley, our founder. The following is from the highly recommended publication: HOW TO KEEP BEES AND SELL HONEY by Read more >

The Three Kinds of Bees in a Hive -- From How to Keep Bees & Sell Honey by Walter T. Kelley

March 5, 2012 | A Bee Cs

It’s the time of year when there are lots of new beekeepers. For the next several months, we’ll be publishing some bee basics, many of them excerpted from writings by the late Walter T. Kelley, our founder. Worker Bees Nearly all of the bees in a normal hive are worker bees. They are the bees at the Read more >