Monthly Archives: May 2018

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As of May 20, 2018 I’m not too impressed with the nectar harvesting being carried out by my bees.  It looked to be a good year back in March but with April I had my doubts.  Lots of swarm captures … Continue reading

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May’s Ramblings of a Bee Bumbler, from your President

Spring rains have brought the spring flowers and the flow is on. Summer is fast approaching, and the Tallow flow is next in line. Swarms have been hived. Colonies have been split. Queens have been raised and introduced to their … Continue reading

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Internet Sites You Might Find Useful

1996 SARE/USDA mite elimination study for 1 year in Vermont confirms temperature will work with no harm to our bees read and enjoy. https://projects.sare.org/project-reports/lne96-066/ An article about preserving bees [Bees infest a Monroe daycare] – Of note, the two beekeepers … Continue reading

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Oxalic Acid Field Day and the CENLA Beekeeping Club Q&A

I missed the last club meeting this May but I did hear from some of the members the following: Question #1:  “How long should we keep the oxalic acid-treated towels in the hive.” Answer #1:  From my notes of the … Continue reading

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