In the past few years, the number of electronic devices for beekeepers has mushroomed. I’ve frequently been asked to test these new devices, so I have quite a bit of experience with them.
Winterizing beekeeping equipment, while the hive sleeps, avoids problems when the weather warms up.
Learn how to make a bee hotel and why it’s important to support your native solitary bees.
Making a nucleus colony is a simple skill that any beekeeper at any stage can readily accomplish when keeping a few basics in mind.
The good news is culling is usually not necessary. Read on to discover when to cull a diseased colony and when to try other methods first.
Shiny new honey extraction equipment is not necessary the first year, so here’s a quick rundown of what to consider when first getting started in the extraction process.
Have you noticed that your smoker isn’t working as well as it used to? If so, it is probably past time to clean your beehive smoker.
In the beekeeping world, variety seems to be the common thread among us and honey extractors are no exception. So, here’s a quick rundown on what to look for when selecting a honey extractor.
Add to Favorites Many people are familiar with the look of a common Langstroth beehive. They can easily recognize the classic white stacked (or sometimes colorfully painted) boxes forming a …
One of the best things about a Langstroth beehive is its adaptability. By using optional pieces of beehive equipment like a slatted rack and robbing screen, you can adapt your beehive to suit local conditions.