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Are my bees alive?

Submitted by J.  Orem It's Christmas time and I think alot about whether or not my bees are still alive. We put up lights and decorated at Church. I have helped to do the cards and a little shopping. I'm still not much help because of my shoulder surgery, but I'm trying. I think mostly about…
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Bee Hive Wind Breaks

Submitted by J. Orem It's fall and time to think about keeping the wind off the bee hive. We use hay bales that will later be used to feed the animals in early spring. It is important to keep the wind off the hive but not the sun. We try to keep the windbreak high…
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Get ready for fall

Submitted by Jim Orem I have been watching the goldenrod turn from bright yellow to gold and soon it will be brown. The honeybees are already starting to work the asters. We pulled supers and harvested honey on Monday. Now it is time to think about fall and winter. If your hives are still light after goldenrod…
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Observing the hive bottom boards and sticky boards

Submitted by J. Morgan There's a lot of information that can be gained by taking a closer look at something we usually disregard. Particularly, the boards on the bottom of our bee hive. At the present time, I have screened bottom boards under my hives... so what am I talking about? Today, I paid another visit to Jim…
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