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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 >

Battling the Small Hive Beetle

June 28, 2013 | Healthy Bees

By Camilla Bee, Editor The small hive beetle (SHB) is one of the most dreaded pests that prey on honeybees. Chances are, you’ve already seen one or two per hive this year, or perhaps, one or two hundred, or more. What can you do?   Unfortunately, SHB are a hot topic this time of year, every 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 >