The Flow Hive™ has captured the attention of the bee world. It often comes up as a question in bee meetings and bee schools. People mostly have questions and also lots of opinions upon hearing about it. Labeled “the Holy Grail of Beekeeping,” it has been self-proclaimed “the most significant … Read more about The Flow Hive – boon or boondoggle?
This has been the spring to start colonies by hiving a swarm. The mild winter meant fewer overwintering losses (see results for WVBA backyard beekeepers posted here and on www.pnwhoneybeesurvey.com) together with our mild spring, providing abundant pollen and nectar foraging conditions, has resulted … Read more about A Year for Swarms
I don't know about you, but the seventies were pretty significant for me. I remember my first beekeeping short course at U of MD (had 32 attend)!, my first (1972) and 2nd son (1979) (reason I am here in OR is their children now) and the trama of University promotion from new Assistant to full … Read more about Earth Day 2015 April 22nd by Dewey M. Caron