September 4, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Queen Rearing With Dean Stiglitz

Queen Rearing With Dean Stiglitz Dean Stiglitz from Golden Rule Honey gave a few talks at the treatment free conference about queen rearing.  Dean is the coauthor of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Beekeeping. During field day Dean let everyone … Continue reading

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June 4, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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One Honey Bound Hive And One Starving Hive

One Honey Bound Hive And One Starving Hive On May 26th, after I inspected Crocus and saw they had very little food and found eggs in the queen cups, Brian and I took a peek at Brian’s hive Squill.  It … Continue reading

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May 31, 2012
by Anita Deeley
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Queen Cups With Eggs! – Crocus Hive Inspection 5-26-12

Queen Cups With Eggs! Crocus spent the end of April and beginning of May ditching and evicting drones when they reared new bees faster than they could feed them.  Then we were hit with cold rainy weather which prevented the … Continue reading

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June 27, 2011
by Anita Deeley
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Mass Bee Field Day – A Carnival For Beekeepers

They even have tents and prizes! Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Massachusetts Beekeeper’s Field Day in South Deerfield, MA.  This event is a free exhibition for beekeepers that takes place every year, with educational workshops, bee … Continue reading

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