Bee Thinking About

Re-queening is an Essential Part of Beekeeping

June 23, 2016 | Amy Mann | Bee Thinking About

There are many ways to re-queen a hive. Read more >

Bee Thinking About—For August, 2013

July 31, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

About a year ago we started this feature to remind you of things to consider for your apiary this time of year. You’d think (and we had hoped) that we could just run last August’s article again, but golly, there’s so much to learn and think about, so it wasn’t that easy. Plus, you wonderful Read more >

Beekeeping in the South

July 31, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

By Dennis Brown Editor’s Note: Dennis, of Lone Star Farms, is author of two books on our favorite insect. You may obtain both Beekeeping: A Personal Journey and Beekeeping: Questions and Answers from the Walter T. Kelley Company. Beekeeping is hard work and working bees in August is insane in the Read more >

Bee Thinking About – For July, 2013

June 28, 2013 | Bee Thinking About

For many beekeepers, July is one of the more rewarding and interesting months in the apiary. The rewards may come via liquid gold if that’s what you’re after, the joy of seeing your splits come fully online, or those pollination checks making your bank balance shine. The “interesting” part is because Read more >