New beekeeper Whitney describes her first year of beekeeping.
Submitted by J. Morgan The first video embedded below is an updated video on making candy boards. It covers more of the specifics on making the candy board. The second video below talks a lot about making the cand board frame itself before getting into making the board. Both are worth the watch! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvqqzyMqGz0 We…Read more
By J. Orem There is an old beekeeper’s saying, “A swarm in May is worth a load of hay; a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon; a swarm in July isn’t worth a fly.” From the mid 17th century it’s meaning rings as true today as it did then; the later in the…Read more
Submitted by D. Donk and J.Orem Updated 12-28-16 with the most recent swarm trap plans compliments of Jeff Jump and Jason Bruns. These guys took this information to heart and made it easy for anyone wanting to build the ideal swarm traps from a 4x8 sheet of plywood. You can make two traps with one…Read more