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January’s Ramblings of a Bee Bumbler, from your LBA President

I hope you all had a blessed Christmas and your New Year is off to a great start. This month’s ramblings will be rather brief, as I am currently traveling in Spain and Portugal with the LSU Ag Leadership Program … Continue reading

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Winter, for what it is worth, is now upon us.  Nothing like those I saw in Colorado and northern California many years ago.  I’m hopeful this year’s honey production will be better than any of the last three seasons.  Managing … Continue reading

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Retail honey prices

The following information regarding honey prices comes from the USDA National Honey Report, Bee Culture Magazine and the Ebert Honey Company. * https://honey.com/honey-industry/statistics/retail-honey-price Retail Honey Prices Unit Honey Prices by Month – Retail Average retail price per pound across all … Continue reading

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November’s Ramblings of a Bee Bumbler, from your president

First off I would like to thank the USDA Honeybee Research Staff and Dr. Bob Danka long with the LBA board members and LBA members for another successful Annual Field Day. The attendance was just under 200 people that came … Continue reading

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U.S. Postal Service Issues Protect Pollinators Forever Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service is paying tribute to the beauty and importance of pollinators with stamps depicting two of our continent’s most iconic, the monarch butterfly and the western honeybee, each shown industriously pollinating a variety of plants native to … Continue reading

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A year in the life of a beekeeper… November & December

November – December I’m down to monitoring and servicing my hives every two weeks in November. I’m already supplemental feeding all the hives with honey from my stockpile of unsold honey that have either crystalized, have a bad taste or … Continue reading

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Internet Sites You Might Find Useful

Bee Informed Partnership has posted several items worth viewing. If interested in contacting them you can visit their website or email them at: beeinformedteam@gmail.com] Some of the posts you might find interesting are as follows: ‘Bee Informed Partnership Technical Transfer … Continue reading

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Internet Sites You Might Find Useful

Kelley Beekeeping’s August 2017 Newsletter Issue: Kelley-Newsletter-August-2017.pdf Bee Informed Partnership posted ‘BIP National Loss Survey Comparison with NASS results’. You may view the latest post at: http://beeinformed.org/2017/08/22/bip-national-loss-survey-comparison-with-nass-results/ Bee Informed Partnership has posted a new item: ‘Lucky-hit Nectar in Creeping Charlie’.  … Continue reading

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A Year in the Life of a Beekeeper: Updated!

A Year in the Life of a Beekeeper – My personal view – (Updated with each new BBB) A monthly beekeeping task and management calendar of events While visiting a CENLA Beekeeper Club member in early February, he made a … Continue reading

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