MAR 2016

Honey Labels

by Ann Harman Bees produce a wonderful product – honey. It is up to you, the beekeeper, to make their product attractive for sales…

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Beeyard Thoughts

by James E. Tew The modern chaotic honey bee Internet The answer is out there. Can you find it? Well here it is –…

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What’s Hot

Thermal Top Bar Hive Beekeeping by Wyatt Mangum Top-bar hive beekeeping is a popular and pleasant way to keep bees. There are no heavy…

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Instrumental Insemination

Common Questions by Sue Cobey Introduction Selective breeding and stock improvement are recognized as the long term solution to challenges facing the beekeeping industry….

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Native Serviceberries

Make Excellent Bee Plants by Connie Krochmal The snowy white blossoms of the native serviceberries are a familiar sight during the Spring in most…

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Bo Sterk

Bees, Beetles, Fine Art Prints and Teaching Beekeeping In Primitive Conditions by Larry Connor Bo Sterk and I met at the Florida Bee College…

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Ask Phil

Got A Question? He Knows! by Phil Craft A beekeeper in Kentucky writes: Ordered my bees for April 2016. I plan on setting up…

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New For You

Pollinator Friendly Gardening. Gardening For Bees, Butterflies, And Other Pollinators. Rhonda Fleming Hayes. Published by Voyageur Press. 8” x 10”, soft cover, color throughout,…

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Bigger Picture

Blue Moon by Jessica Louque Blue is my favorite color. Unfortunately, it’s not always nature’s favorite color. Either that or nature really loves blue…

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An Office Visit

by Ed Colby I like to mound snow around my beehives for insulation, and this clear, bitter-cold January day would be a good day…

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Climate Change

A Bee Problem We Can Potentially Solve – Part 3 by Ross Conrad The dramatic increase in the earth’s atmospheric carbon levels and the…

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Sublimation

The Best Way To Kill Varroa With Oxalic Acid by Frances L.W. Ratnieks, Luciano Scandian, Hasan Al Toufailia Summary LASI research shows that of…

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