Monthly Archives: October 2013

Processing Beeswax and Beeswax Candle Making at Home

Contributed by J. Morgan Tyson Hermes and Regina Faulkner led the discussion and demonstration at the October 2013 SIBA meeting. Two members having different processes of their own. You decide what works for you.The video was edited for brevity and to also put the topics into better order from start to finish since we jumped…
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Kentucky Beekeeping Fund Endowment

Contributed by Tyson Hermes Back in 2010, when I was thinking about becoming a beekeeper, I was reading the state and local laws to make sure it was okay for me to have bees at my house. In the course of this research I found a section of the Kentucky Revised Statute entitled "Beekeeping Fund." Apparently…
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Too Much of a Good Thing?

Contributed by Tyson Hermes Do you have too many hives in your apiary? The fall harvest is complete for most beekeepers in our area, and now we begin our Winter preparations.  I have heard stories from a number of beekeepers (similar to my own situation)...  There was not much, if anything, to harvest this Fall!…
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