It's Swarm Season!
Find a beekeeper to come and get your swarm. First, read the following and then use the map to find the beekeeper closest to you.
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Friday, April 29, 2016
Senior Division (Ages 17-22) 1st Place Winner: $1,000.00 2nd Place Winner: $...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time for Chandra's annual plant sale. Herbs, Perennials, Wildflowers, and more... such as, Tom...
Monday, April 25, 2016
I recieved the following message from Tyson Hermes. Get your nucs while they're hot! -- I have 10 ...
Monday, April 18, 2016
One of the start-up companies was The Bee Corp., which monitors the health of bees in the hive. The BEST Competition, held this year on Feb. 17, is the largest award in the world offered by a university solely to its students in a business plan competition. Investors also received a stake in the company.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Rough-sawn 1x12's for sale.
Saturday, April 2, 2016
In two new studies, researchers from Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences have discovered that the stress of short-term nutritional deprivation as larvae (baby bees) actually makes honey bees more resilient to starvation as adults.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
I attend First Christian Church in Scottsburg and we are having a "Beast Feast" Mar. 5; you can chec...
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Jan. 9, we made hive bodies, swarm traps, and frames... en masse.
Susan Shank talk nosema apis, and nosema ceranae at the June 2015 SIBA Moores Hill meeting.
This design was developed by Garry Reeves and I worked on building this over the winter of 2014-15.
Plants from the BFBK Bee Seed Mix
We already got a call to collect some bees that were exposed about 30 feet up in a tree. This one required scaffolding, and a bee vac!
View Photo Galleries
Did you know that bees visit thousands of plants and weed species for the collection of pollen, playing a critical role in the pollenation of plants, trees and our gardens. Here is a growing collection of photos along with notes from our own members. View the galleries now.
Bee Identification Guide
Need help understanding the difference between a honeybee and other common bees? It's important to know what kind of bees you have before calling a beekeeper to come and get them! Click here to see some photos and hear our commentary.