Monthly Archives: April 2013

The value of pollen in the bee hive

Contributed by J. Morgan Pollen, an often misunderstood resource in the hive. I'm just as guilty as the next person on possibly not fully appreciating the value of a healthy mixture of pollen in the hive. Last season, I was pulling out some of the pollen frames thinking that it was not going to be used,…
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Introducing the Jim Farmer Small Hive Beetle Trap

Submitted by J. Morgan During the winter workshops at Garry's over the 2011-12 season (that's right, the winter before this last winter) I attended a workshop that fellow SIBA member Jim Farmer was at. He was laboriously pounding away at the most peculiar thing. I asked what he was working on and he proudly showed me his…
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