My queen isn’t being very productive. Should I requeen?

May 29, 2012 | FAQs

Q: I contacted you (in May) and asked about the shell that might have been for a queen. I hope everything looks okay. I would appreciate any help. My queen isn’t being very productive. Should I requeen? JT, KY A: Because this question came from someone quite close to our Kentucky location, we went Read more >

Your Honey House Part 2

May 29, 2012 | Kim Flottum | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Kim Flottum, Editor of Bee Culture Magazine and author of The BackYard Beekeeper, The Honey Handbook, and Better Beekeeping. All are available from Kelley’s. Editor’s Note: Last month, Kim covered considerations for planning and setting up your honey house. This month, he looks at handling, warm Read more >

Healing Honey

May 29, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Lady Spirit Moon Honey is hygroscopic, meaning it draws. This drawing power is why it is excellent for open wounds. My grandson had a deep scratch on his ankle where he had poison ivy, with white bumps on the edge of the wound. The white bumps meant infection was ready to set in. I put raw honey on Read more >

Center For Honeybee Research

April 26, 2012 | Bee Cause

By Lady Spirit Moon Receiving their 501c3 in 2011, the Center for Honeybee Research is about finding and promoting answers to create a world safe for bees. A place where you are part of a solution—having an interest, awareness, and a willingness—to help not only bees but beeings like ourselves inherit Read more >