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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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Sugar dusting a bee hive for mite control

Submitted by J. Morgan   There's a lot of opinions and thoughts on sugar dusting and so on Thursday, September 16, 2010, we decided to address the topic. The associated video was our attempt to further explain and demonstrate the matter. Techniques and thoughts vary depending on who you ask or the area you are…
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