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The Honey Bee Tree: A Bee Home for 20 Years

January 1, 2012 | Bee Havior

By Kent Fenley, Beekeeper, Indiana Twenty years ago at the least, I discovered a honeybee tree on the west end of a wooded lot while riding on a wagon bailing hay. It was my job along with my brother’s to stack the bales of hay on a wagon as our father slowly bailed hay. Standing on the slow-moving Read more >

What’s the Best Bee for Me?

January 1, 2012 | Kim Flottum | Bee Havior

By Kim Flottum Before we can answer that question for you, you have to answer some simple questions for yourself. First, where do you live? Second, what kind of beekeeper are you? And finally, what do you do with your bees? Let’s start with where do you live, because the absolute fact of life is that Read more >

Healthy Bees

January 1, 2012 | Healthy Bees

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Hornet, Ants, and Geckos-Beekeeping in Thailand

January 1, 2012 | Bees Overseas, Beeyond Beehind The Hives

Peter, a newsletter reader based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, agreed to an interview about beekeeping on the other side of the globe. He’s kept bees three or four years, north of Chiang Mai City and to the south of Hang Dong, and supports about six other beekeepers as well. Following is what he Read more >