SIBA Bee Blog

Spring done sprung! Are you watching?

Contributed by J. Morgan Since early March, everyone who knows me has heard me lament over the fact that the winter didn't have anough "chilling hours," and that everything is early... and that I'm worried about my grapevines getting frost-bit, and that the bugs are going to be heavy this year. I go on and on.…
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Swarm Season?

Submitted by J. Orem I'm beginning to think that swarm season will be here early this year. Our hives are already filling up with nectar, pollen, brood, and honey from last year. I put our supers on a week or two ago. I'm wondering about all those feral colonies in our area. They can't add supers to…
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Beekeeping meets modern technology in record-keeping

Submitted by J. Morgan So what's your flavor when it comes to your beekeeping logs? That is, how do you manage your beekeeping records? Do you even keep logs? The point of this post is to delve in to a couple methods of record-keeping and prepare you for the topic of our March 15th bee…
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Ask what you can do for your club!

Submitted by J. Morgan When I came to my first SIBA meeting, I knew it was a place that I was going to fit in. As I endeavor to follow in my dads footsteps with Beekeeping, the club has been not only a great bee resource, but the friendships forged have made it so much more. It's…
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