2019

Are You Listening?

By: Apis Mellifera Introduction The history of beekeeping is filled with observations that have led to many efficiencies in the human manipulation of honey bee colonies. The…

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DOWNTOWN

By: Toni Burnham Bee Sting Allergy Basics And Allergy Understanding For Beekeepers It probably happens every time you talk to a group of people…

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Inner Cover

By: Kim Flottum “America’s farmland is disappearing at a rate of three acres every minute.” American Farmland Trust.   AFT surveys land use with…

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INNERCOVER

By: Kim Flottum The weather won this Spring. For the first time in – I guess nearly 50 years – I didn’t have some…

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Inner Cover

Inner Cover

By: Kim Flottum So, the unemployment numbers in this country have been staggeringly low for the past few months, and I am quite sure that…

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External Hive Inspection

External Hive Inspection

By: Ross Conrad In the age of ubiquitous Varroa mites, potentially devastating small hive beetles, unpredictable weather patterns, rampant viral infections, nosema with minimal…

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Smokers

Smokers

By: David MacFawn Smoker size and the fuel used can have an impact on the beekeeper’s satisfaction. Large smokers are generally easier to light…

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