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Today 01:06 PM
 They say Americans are getting grumpy about the never ending rising prices these days
All three were great, with slightly different results. The larger foundation gave me more worker sized cells, but I was happy with the half sheet too. Half sheet was a better size for the... (243 views, 10 replies)
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Today 12:46 PM
 Oxalic Acid Vaporizer
Not sure why it didn't work the first time but I checked again and facebook worked fine, enjoyed the pics on your page. That column cutout looked very neat. Also saw the pictures of the OAV. ... (235 views, 5 replies)
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Today 12:41 PM
 Improved divided mating nuc.Better for feeding when nights are cold spring/fall (798 views, 22 replies)
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Today 12:29 PM
 Trying to avoid another lousy winter
im a ltitle confused by this. Goldenrod starts blooming here in early sept, you should be early than that in new york. If you harvest the spring and summer flow in June/July then mixing feed is no... (116 views, 6 replies)
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Today 12:18 PM
 Palleted double nucs
-Knisely We made the bottom boards by laying boards across two 2x4s in order to get the 19 7/8 x 16 1/4 dimensions, and then just used strips of 3/4 x 3/8ish for the border and divider strip ... (338 views, 9 replies)
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Today 12:17 PM
 Hot After Taste in Honey
We gathered honey today and it has a "hot after taste". What could be causing this? Thanks (22 views, 0 replies)
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Today 12:14 PM
 Labor Cost Overwintering Bees In California?
Well, some folks advertise by the box. The frames are just a bonus. (1,435 views, 34 replies)
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Today 12:13 PM
 Need Help understanding my situation
I have one hive I inspected yesterday afternoon. One month ago, it appeared to be in fairly decent shape with honey stores and pollen, including a small amount of brood and eggs. I did visually see... (29 views, 0 replies)
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Today 11:38 AM
 Bees Only Heat the Cluster, Not the Hive?
I appreciate your input but having a hard time following the logic. You mean exhaust the hot air up top and draw cool air near the bottom right? Using natural air convection. But anyway Ace, I... (3,750 views, 185 replies)
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Today 11:32 AM
 Should Holes Be Sealed With Wax Or Tape?
Sometimes I'll have a hive that ends the season with maybe two drilled boxes on it. Or a drilled box ends up on the bottom where the hole is not useful. When I plug a hole, most of the time it's with... (472 views, 23 replies)
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Hops Brewster
Today 11:04 AM
I would have to assume there are feral hives not too far away. You may be isolated from other beeks, but probably not from other bee colonies. These bee-critters love to spread out across the... (263 views, 3 replies)
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Charlie B
Today 10:56 AM
 Follower boards to reduce 10 frame hive
Enjambres, Thanks for your post. This is the first time I've received a proper explanation for why the use of follower boards. Makes perfect sense now. There are some local beekeepers here who say... (899 views, 26 replies)
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Today 10:40 AM
 Recapture a swarm off of my hive...
Question, I've got a hive that swarmed late this year, about a month ago. My wife's parents lives across the farm from us and she called me one day last week and said she had something to show me. I... (48 views, 0 replies)
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Today 10:31 AM
 Oav amount question
I checked out my pipe measure and it takes two of my 1/2 '' pipe cap scoops to fill a tsp . I believe I read a thread on here that was suppose to be enough for two deeps or three mediums .So one of... (230 views, 5 replies)
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Today 10:12 AM
 Farming practices on my bees
Place the hives where they will be easy for you to access, with a vehicle. There is a recent thread here about carrying hive 200+ yards. You also want them where they will be inconspicuous. There... (426 views, 14 replies)
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Today 10:12 AM
 No Honey
Beepro: Is 46112 is even close to being the same as 94203 when is comes to wintering bees? (318 views, 5 replies)
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Today 09:59 AM
 Package bee hauling business
Papar, Fear not all is not lost. I am going to bet that Mann Lake was using those packages as a loss leader to get people in the door of the new facility last year. If the demand is for... (499 views, 6 replies)
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Today 09:51 AM
 Beekeeping Club website - software question
check out It has many apps like a forum, etc in the pro version. I'm using the middle version and it still has plenty of bells and whistles for $60/yr. (103 views, 6 replies)
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Today 09:01 AM
 BTU's of honey
It is Schrödinger's cabbage so there is no correct answer. (1,271 views, 69 replies)
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Today 08:11 AM
 New-bee from East-Lyme in CT
Welcome to Beesource from another Nutmegger who's in New Haven. There's a lot that can be learned on this site. Do you have any of the major books (ABC & XYZ; Hive & Honeybee)? Those are valuable... (49 views, 1 replies)