Monthly Archives: June 2011

National Bee Laboratory open house

The National Bee Laboratory in Beltsville Maryland was having an open house today from 10-3:30. They are the USDA’s main research lab on apiology, and they are doing some really interesting stuff on pest management. The day consisted mostly of … Continue reading

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We checked up on our hive and added some extra boxes. Not all the frames are full, but it’s better to be on time with adding space, to prevent swarming and overcrowding. Overall, everything looks good, but the 8-frame hive … Continue reading

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Bee Babies!

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