The “Toy” Catalog

March 5, 2012 | Dronings From A Queen Bee

By Charlotte Hubbard Page 13. Yes, all the way to page 13 of the 2012 Walter T. Kelley catalog. That’s how far I made it this year before I started dog-earring the pages of things I couldn’t live without. When the catalog comes in the mail I feel like I’m a four-year-old again, looking through the Read more >

AHPA & AFB—Advancing Honeybees

March 5, 2012 | Walter T Kelley Co. | Bee Cause

AHPA The American Honey Producers Association (AHPA) 43rd Annual Convention was held in Phoenix, Arizona, January 4-8, 2012. The Walter T. Kelley Company was in attendance, supporting the work of AHPA through advertising and donations of products for auctioning. Bobby Coy of Arkansas received the Read more >

The Three Kinds of Bees in a Hive -- From How to Keep Bees & Sell Honey by Walter T. Kelley

March 5, 2012 | A Bee Cs

It’s the time of year when there are lots of new beekeepers. For the next several months, we’ll be publishing some bee basics, many of them excerpted from writings by the late Walter T. Kelley, our founder. Worker Bees Nearly all of the bees in a normal hive are worker bees. They are the bees at the Read more >

Comb Honey, Continued!

March 5, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Camilla Bee, Editor Our February issue contained articles from two comb honey producers. The articles generated some feedback, so we’re sharing that, along with some other comb honey insights. Major comb honey production: Earlier this year, we spoke with Dennis Wright, who owns Fruitwood Orchard Read more >