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Category Archives: Bees
I heard about the Back Saver from Gary Reuter at the University of Minnesota Bee Lab this spring when I took their Beekeeping in Northern Climates, Part 2 class. Pat whipped up two of these for me in no time and … Continue reading
A couple of days ago, I did a full inspection on our hive that made it through the winter (aka Hive of the Mound). This hive currently has three brood boxes full of bees and brood. That’s a lot of … Continue reading
You may have heard via Twitter or Facebook that one of our hives did not survive the winter. I suspect it was queen failure. There are plenty of frames of honey left, and the empty brood frames were EMPTY – … Continue reading
It’s been a week since we picked up and installed the bees. I look at them every day. Sometimes I go out early when it’s still cold (no bee suit required) and lift up the feeder pails to make sure … Continue reading
Bee Hacker best describes their mission below: BeeHacker.com is devoted to the cross-pollination of beekeeping and technology. At its core are several evolving projects that benefit the honey bee and beekeepers. This is no ivory tower research lab, no … Continue reading