Category Archives: jason

Making a winter candy board to overwinter honey bees

  Submitted by J. Morgan The video above is our original video on candy boards and talks a lot about making the cand board frame itself before getting into making the board. The new video embedded below is a more recent one that covers more of the specifics on making the candy board. Both are…
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Alcohol wash to get a mite count in a beehive

Originally submitted by J. Morgan in 2013 Revised Jun. 17, 2017 by Karen Ferguson to provide the latest info on alcohol washes blessed by SIBA. When I lost what I considered my best hive over the winter of 2013, I sent a sample of these bees to the Beltsville bee lab. It came back with…
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Support the honeybees by presenting them to others!

SIBA Members Tyson Hermes and Jason Morgan did a presentation about bees and beekeeping at the Northern Kentucky Montessori Academy (NKMA). The City of Erlanger posted this photo on their Facebook page. "Pushing a beekeeping education is not only about securing the future for the bees, but also for those who will be keeping them."…
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Recap of the SIBA booth at the Farmers Fair

Submitted by Garry Reeves and edited by Jason Morgan Garry Reeves thought that it would be nice if SIBA had a presence at our local fair not only to move honey to our neighbors, but also to mingle with our community and spread the good word about the honey bees. A few of us showed up…
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