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Beekeeping Tips for April

Original article by Jim Orem and Ginger Davidson, revised by J. Morgan The overriding objective is for all colonies to be queen-right, healthy, and well-nourished so they can build up to maximum populations for the onset of your areas major nectar flow. Here in Southeast Indiana, we see black locust as our larger crop that…
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Beekeeping Tips for March

Originally submitted by Jim Orem and Ginger DavidsonRevised by J. Morgan According to the Farmer's Almanac, "Spring is the time when worms begin to emerge from the earth, ladybugs land on screen doors, green buds appear, birds chirp, and flowers begin to bloom. The vernal, or spring, equinox signals the beginning of nature's renewal." It…
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February 2021 Meeting Recap

By W. Cooley The planning meeting was a great success. We were very humbled by the number of people who showed up to understand the future of SIBA and how they could help. We will be having a meeting in March! Jeff Montag will show us how to take a nuc to honey in one…
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Beekeeping Tips for February

Submitted by J. Morgan It's been cold this year, but Maple pollen and sap is coming on so this is some of the first protein that bees can collect in nature. Do you know what that means? Bees will begin to brood up. Stronger colonies are in fact building up now. It's important to ensure…
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