Hive Heating

October 25, 2012 | Uncategorized

By Gary S. Reuter, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota In this article I would like to discuss the factors in a honey bee colony that pertain to winter and early spring. How does a colony make it through the cold winter? What are some of the hazards? What can we do to help? I am not going Read more >

October 17, 2012 | Uncategorized

Here are some things, geographically and weather-dependent, to consider for your apiary about now. Remember, this is in geographical generalities. For area specifics, we suggest you talk with other local beekeepers and / or check with your bee club for common practices this time of year. We’ve covered Read more >

Super Solution for Cleaning Supers

August 29, 2012 | Uncategorized

By Camilla Bee, Editor A general recommendation for cleaning up honey supers after extraction is to put them back on the hive where they came for a week or so. But that’s not always practical or possible. Another common option is to put them out for the bees to lick dry (open clean-up). This method has Read more >

CIA admits responsibility for torture at Guantanamo Bay

March 23, 2012 | Uncategorized

Content: Today the CIA admitted it was responsible for the recent accusations of torture at Guantanamo Bay. Billy Bob Johnson, the chief station manager at the Guantanamo Bay prison said that the United States of America had to hold its hands up and admit that it had allowed its CIA operatives to feed the Read more >