FAQs

Is it safe to add Silk soy yogurt to pollen patty mixture?

August 29, 2012 | FAQs

Q: I am starting to read and hear about adding Silk soy yogurt to pollen patty mixture to make them more attractive to bees. Read more >

Where can I get a beekeeping license plate?

August 29, 2012 | FAQs

Q: We’re looking for a license plate for the front of our truck that promotes bees. Do you have one? P. Allen A: We have several! Read more >

Why are my bees licking the outside of the hive?

August 29, 2012 | FAQs

Q: While checking my one Lang hive, I observed a couple dozen bees “licking” the outside of their hive. They would take a step, lick, lick, take another step, either forward or backward, lick, lick, etc. It seems to me that I have read somewhere about this behavior, but can’t remember where, nor Read more >

How do you change out old comb?

August 29, 2012 | FAQs

Q: When you change out old comb how do you do it? Where do you put the comb so the bees empty it? M. Graham, KS A: Every five years and sometimes less you may want to slowly start to replace the comb in the boxes which belong to the bees. If you’re combining hives in the fall it’s a great time to Read more >