Bees, Sex, and Opium

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

By Peter, a Beekeeper in Thailand First impressions may be that the title is a little curious for an article about beekeeping, but there are strange things in real life. In the hills above Chiang Mai in Thailand there is no industry, and the people living there have great challenges in making a living. Farming Read more >

Comb Honey Production

February 1, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Carol Mark Comb honey production for some is an art and others a pursuit for perfection. As a small beekeeper I try to make it fun, and am I in awe by what our fuzzy friends are able to accomplish given the ups and downs of Kentucky weather! That said, my approach in reviewing comb honey will be Read more >

About Comb Honey Production

February 1, 2012 | Pat Imbimbo | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

By Pat Imbimbo Greetings Beekeepers, Hope all of you are enjoying this time of rest and preparation for the next season. Our bee farm is about is about 130 miles South of the Canadian Border in the Adirondack Mountain Region. Today it is a scorching 23 degrees and freezing rain, a good day to write an Read more >

Chicago: A Great Place to Bee

February 1, 2012 | Beeyond Beehind The Hives

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to be in Chicago, Illinois in the summer, you probably enjoyed the scenery of sailboats and skyscrapers and beautifully blue Lake Michigan. Hopefully, you also enjoyed all the dynamic, vibrant flowers Chicago uses to decorate the streets and parks. Everything freezes in Read more >