Your Honey House

April 24, 2012 | Kim Flottum | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Kim Flottum, Editor of Bee Culture magazine and author of The BackYard Beekeeper, The Honey Handbook, and Better Beekeeping. All are available from Kelley’s. Not everyone is a beginner, but beginners seem to get most of the attention. Of course we seasoned beekeepers want them to stay awhile so Read more >

Partially Africanized Bees Found in East Tennessee

April 24, 2012 | Bee Havior

(Courtesy Newsroom) VONORE, TN – Tennessee’s first case of partially Africanized bees was confirmed through genetic testing last week in a colony belonging to a beekeeper in Monroe County. The colony has been depopulated and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture is working with beekeepers in Read more >

Helping Bees, Beyond Beekeeping

April 24, 2012 | Healthy Bees

By Camilla Bee, Editor If you’re reading this, chances are you’re interested in bees, or at least interested in food, as bees are essential for much of what we eat. You probably want to help bees. While beekeeping is a great way to support them, it isn’t practical or possible for everyone. Here are Read more >

Doing it Write, an Update

April 24, 2012 | Healthy Bees

By Camilla Bee, Editor Due to one of the warmest “winters” on record, activities in most apiaries charged forward like Derby horses. The bees are busy; you’ve been busy—are you tracking critical hive information like you should? Chances are, you’re not. (Come on over and stand in the long line Read more >