Please note that weather conditions can change the status on a week to week basis. Please check back each Monday evening as we will update
As beekeepers we tend to stay with a proven foundation type and really do not look at where time and technology has brought to beekeeping.
This is a question we here a lot from new beekeepers to experienced beekeepers. Let’s step back for a moment and look at what we
This is a must read for all beekeepers on how to find tax breaks in your state. Alabama Agricultural and Forest Property: “All real
Today is April 22, 2019 The weather continues to cooperate. The bees look fabulous! For those who want to track their bee shipment, we send
A swarm is mostly a natural occurrence that honey bees do as part of their genetic make-up. The two most common reasons for swarms can
Installing your package of bees is a very important first step in having a successful start to beekeeping.
In an effort, to assist our customers, we have two ways to get up-to-date shipping and pick-up information. Online Updates The first way is to
Let’s take a look at why would a beekeeper want to raise a new colony of honey bees in a nuc box or a traditional
Have you consistently lost your honey bee colony each year? One solution may be as simple as changing out frames and foundation, as they are
We are humbled to receive such an honor! Each day the dedicated staff here at Mountain Sweet Honey focus on quality. To read the entire
Many beekeepers like to utilize a queen excluder in their hives for many reasons which include: Confining the queen to the brood box and a
Fall is almost here and it time to make decisions on weak hives. Most beekeepers will face the decision of “what will I do with
Varroa Mites Mites are the #1 killer of honey bees across the USA. It is that time of the year, July, to have a short
We will demonstrate two different ways of uncapping the honey comb and then extracting the honey.
This is the actual meeting presentation given at Clemson University in July 2014 to the South Carolina Beekeepers Association. The slide do have audio in
Today, we were informed that the USPS has changed how they handle bee package shipments. All bee shipments must go surface transportation due to FAA
The simple hive stand is made out of 2”x 6” pressure treated wood. The depth is 19” from the front to the rear. The width
Honey bees will travel as far as they need to for nectar and pollen. All of us can create an environment that will encourage honey
NEGMBA Short Course 2014A
Last evening, I had a fellow beekeeper stop by and asked me how I was making my handles in hive body’s. I like “D” handles
I have been asked what is the temperament of an Italian honey bee? The Italian honey bee is, by far, the most common honey bee
Cold weather has now hit most of the east coast and the entrance reducers should be to their smallest opening. This will help your colony
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