Our Stand on Re-using/Re-running Stories - CCD

October 25, 2012 | Uncategorized

By Camilla Bee, Editor I strive to not reprint too many articles available from other sources. After all, a search engine can find those for you. We want this publication to be much more than the results of a search engine and lots of links to other places. However, there’s some great information out Read more >

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 >