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Beekeeping Tips for June and July

By Jim Orem and Ginger Davidson While it may have subsided a bit, swarm season is still in effect. Monitor hives for queen cells, eggs, and brood. If you find hives with a swarming tendency, remove the uncapped queen cells, rotate the brood boxes, or pull a couple of frames of sealed brood and use…
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Take the Bee Informed Survey to help the bees

Dear Beekeeper, Warm up your keyboard, grab a cup of coffee and take the Bee Informed Partnership National Colony Loss and Management Surveys! We need you! We know it is one of the busiest times of the year for beekeepers and we thank you for taking valuable time from your colonies to participate in the…
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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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