Category Archives: jason

Making a winter candy board to overwinter honey bees

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…
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Alcohol wash to get a mite count in a beehive

Originally submitted by J. Morgan in 2013Revised Jun. 17, 2017 by Karen Ferguson to provide the latest info on alcohol washes blessed by SIBA. When I lost what I considered my best hive over the winter of 2013, I sent a sample of these bees to the Beltsville bee lab. It came back with a…
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Support the honeybees by presenting them to others!

SIBA Members Tyson Hermes and Jason Morgan did a presentation about bees and beekeeping at the Northern Kentucky Montessori Academy (NKMA). The City of Erlanger posted this photo on their Facebook page. "Pushing a beekeeping education is not only about securing the future for the bees, but also for those who will be keeping them."…
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Recap of the SIBA booth at the Farmers Fair

Submitted by Garry Reeves and edited by Jason Morgan Garry Reeves thought that it would be nice if SIBA had a presence at our local fair not only to move honey to our neighbors, but also to mingle with our community and spread the good word about the honey bees. A few of us showed up…
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