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Beekeeping Tips for March

Originally submitted by Jim Orem and Ginger Davidson Revised by J. Morgan According to the Farmer's Almanc, "Spring is the time when worms begin to emerge from the earth, ladybugs land on screen doors, green buds appear, birds chirp, and flowers begin to bloom. The vernal, or spring, equinox signals the beginning of nature's renewal."…
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Beekeepers of Indiana Q1 2017 Update

By Alison Knue It's been business as usual at the Southeastern Indiana Beekeepers Association (SIBA). We meet on the third Thursday of every month. As in the past, winter time brings parking challenges to our usual meeting space. Throughout the winter months we've been meeting at the Moores Hill Senior Center at 16610 N Broadway…
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Beekeeping Tips for February

The winter of 2014 was the year we all learned about the polar vortex and when much of the Midwest was more frigid than the North Pole. We saw similar temperatures in 2015. Even though 2016 said we we're in an El Nino... we certainly had typical Feb. freezing temps. But now!? It's unseasonably warm as of…
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Get your swarm traps ready for Spring!

Submitted by D. Donk and J.Orem Updated 12-28-16 with the most recent swarm trap plans compliments of Jeff Jump and Jason Bruns. These guys took this information to heart and made it easy for anyone wanting to build the ideal swarm traps from a 4x8 sheet of plywood. You can make two traps with one…
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