With our mild winter, thus the ability to bring in pollen, the honeybees have been busy producing brood. All the hives seem to have more frames of brood than usual for this time of year. If the bees are flying, get into the hives and check for eggs and larvae. Count the number of frames […]
There was an informative webinar mid-January from Bee Culture Magazine [“The Kim and Jim Show”] that was all about packages. You can still view the one-hour broadcast at Bee Culture webpage www.beeculture.org Look for it filed under events. Kim and Jim discussed only packages but their comments would generally apply to nucs, although with a […]
WVBA’s honey extracting equipment is ready to be loaned out. The Association has a 6-frame radial hand crank extractor, electric heated knife, cappings tub, sieves, and etc. For the time being, call Rich Farrier at 541-327-2673. There is an agreement form to sign. Thanks.