Seasonal management tips for June

Dennis Barry presented the seasonal portion of the June meeting of the Blount County Beekeepers Association on June 8 and told those attending that they should keep in mind the following during this busy month for beekeepers: The honey flow is nearly finished, and the honey supers should be coming off the hives fairly soon.Continue reading “Seasonal management tips for June”

Re-queening: Five reasons not to do it

Almost all of the Sacred Texts and Tribal Elders of Modern Beekeeping will give you this straightforward piece of advice: You must re-queen at least every two years to keep up the honey production. Seems pretty simple, doesn’t it? But let’s think about it in a different way for a moment. There are some veryContinue reading “Re-queening: Five reasons not to do it”