Moldy Hive: First Spring Inspection

For beginning beekeepers, opening the hive for an inspection always leads to a surprise. Yesterday was no different. This was our first over-winter inspection. We’re fortunate to be an a position to have living bees. But when we opened the hive, I didn’t expect to find mold growing on about half of the comb. Our first […]

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An Eye for Beekeeping 

My wife and I were thrilled to have a photo of our bees featured in the Letters to the Editor section of American Bee Journal’s October 2015 issue. This is a great magazine that is a tremendous resource for beekeepers. You can visit their website at Snippets from the publication are below. My wife […]

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