Things are still pretty quiet in the bee yard. There isn’t a great deal to do this time of year for the hobbyist beekeeper. For the commercial beekeeper, there is plenty of work to get done. The move to California will be here before you know it. At 3:03 pm PST on December 21, we […]
Proper ventilation is important for bee colonies year round but can be especially critical in the winter. In the PNW, moisture, rather than cold temperatures, is a major contributor to decreased survival. Bees can amazingly well tolerate cold but less so when they are wet. High hive moisture is due to the condensation of water […]
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.