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The Pollen Hive Product, An Overview

June 28, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Harrison Overholt Editor’s Note: Marking his 19th season in the apiary, Harrison Overholt is a member of the Allen County (KY) Beekeepers. He manages about 35 hives for pollination, honey/pollen production, in south central Kentucky. His inspiration for beekeeping began after the sudden death of his Read more >

Abandoned Bee Hives (Part 2)

June 28, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Dana Stahlman, Master Beekeeper, Author, and retired OSBA President Editor’s Note: This is the second installation in Dana Stahlman’s account of analyzing a surviving colony found in an abandoned bee yard. Dana’s experience and informative pictures make for interesting and instructive reading. Read more >

Tips for Extracting Honey

June 28, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Tamara Rahm Successful honey extraction starts long before the honey house and the extractor. Just as a house should not be built on a weak foundation, neither should your honey supers. Long term success starts with your foundation being properly installed, and by this I mean that it is straight in Read more >

Honeybees, Opportunities, and Hive Monitoring Systems

June 28, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Anne Marie Fauvel, fauvela@gvsu.edu Affiliate Professor at Grand Valley State University, Michigan I became interested in honeybees a few years back. In fact, people around me say I have become obsessed with them. It began as a hobby but these fascinating insects quickly took over my life, as I am Read more >