Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 2014 Report from IN State Apiary Inspector

Some beekeepers were able to take off honey beginning of July. If you had hives that made it through the winter you should be getting honey. Even if you repopulated a dead out you may be able to get some honey off them. The clover is still blooming so good sign for the nectar flow…
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Another approach to Small Hive Beetle SHB combat

by Jason Morgan I stumbled on to another idea for SHB while reading on the BEE-L the other day. I just wanted to share it here for others to consider. Credit for this info is given to the Beekeepers Association of the Australian Capital Territory. In Australia, there's a product called "Chux". Users on BEE-L…
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Of Bugs, Blooms & Vittles, Sow summer seeds soon for fall food

By Chandra L. Mattingly Is it too late to plant a garden? Not at all! While it might be harder to get cool-weather crops such as lettuce, spinach and beets to germinate, there are other vegetables that will pop right out of the ground and get to work. And even the cool-temperature crops may germinate…
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