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Seven Health Secrets from the Hive

May 30, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Ol’ Drone Contributions of honeybees to mankind are so overwhelming that we often forget to recognize their complete value and importance. We remember that hive products offer food and practical medical support but we may forget that the major contribution to the global economy and ecology is the Read more >

Abandoned Bee Hives (Part 1)

May 30, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Dana Stahlman Master Beekeeper, Author, and retired OSBA President Strange things happen to beekeepers. Almost anyone keeping bees has a story to tell. My story begins with an unexpected find that led to this story of recovering one hive of bees from an abandoned commercial bee yard. After 24 Read more >

Women & Beekeeping, a Follow-Up

April 30, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Charlotte Hubbard   In March, I facilitated a discussion on this topic at the State of Michigan bee conference and used much of the feedback we received from our request for more information in an earlier newsletter. Thanks everyone! If you have further comments or insights, please share them Read more >

Beekeeping Insurance

April 1, 2013 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

Want to poke at a hornet’s nest? Ask a half dozen insurance agents about insurance for beekeeping! I did almost ask a half dozen. Read more >