Great Sunflower Project

July 31, 2013 | Bee Havior

The Great Sunflower Project Expands Scope to Determine Best Plants for Supporting Pollinators—Great Bee Count on August 17 San Francisco State University News Release The Great Sunflower Project is moving beyond the backyard this summer. The popular project is encouraging its corps of more than Read more >

Abandoned Bee Hives (Part 3)

July 31, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

Management Plan and Progress thru July By Dana Stahlman, Master Beekeeper, Author, and retired OSBA President Editor’s Note: This is the third installation in Dana Stahlman’s account of analyzing a surviving colony found in an abandoned bee yard. Dana’s experience and informative pictures make Read more >

Making Beeswax Candles

July 31, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Virginia Webb, Master Beekeeper, After honey, the next most common by-product of the beehive is beeswax. Candles made from beeswax are some of the highest quality available. 100% beeswax candles are long burning, have their own natural honey aroma and are a perfect gift Read more >

The Pollen Hive Product, An Overview (Part 2)

July 31, 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 >