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Today 07:13 PM
 Robbing and Yellow Jackets?
I went out to look with a flashlight after dark... totally empty except one little bee, a yellow jacket, and a large moth. Is it safe assume the bees were all robbers? A few SHB were scurrying... (292 views, 11 replies)
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Harley Craig
Today 07:08 PM
 Is it necessary to get stung?
I even sting the kids once in awhile a little ice first and they don't even blink (595 views, 24 replies)
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Today 07:02 PM
 Winter Prep and Sugar Bricks
You might find some info here: 1-My-recipe-method-for-sugar-blocks I put these blocks on all my singles, heavy or not. The bees relish them.... (764 views, 20 replies)
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busy bee apiary
Today 06:57 PM
Yep that's it. (278 views, 9 replies)
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Today 06:55 PM
 Africanized bee movie
0s. (227 views, 5 replies)
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Today 06:51 PM
 Late season swarm
Just an update on my late season swarm. On the 17th i installed a mated and marked queen in a cage, checked on her a few days later and they were not happy with her. So after looking i found a newly... (282 views, 8 replies)
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Today 06:45 PM
 Foundation or not? 1-Photos-of-my-partial-sheet-of-foundation-in-deep-frames-experiment This was one of the most successful and neatest things I've done with the... (707 views, 28 replies)
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Today 06:41 PM
 Eco Bee Box
Sorry for being my normal terse self. .Not trying to make fun. Just do NOT understand why anyone would buy that stuff. The pictures on the website remind me of S&M equipment for Beehives to start... (140 views, 5 replies)
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Today 06:39 PM
 G'day from downunder
Welcome from NE Kansas Bal! One of my bucket list items is to visit your great country some day. (156 views, 8 replies)
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Today 06:27 PM
 Thoughts on starting a bee club/group
Although we currently have 5 bee clubs in our local area, none of them seem particularly "friendly" or "open" to the top bar hives that I prefer to use. Our garden center hosted Christy Hemenway... (17 views, 0 replies)
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Today 06:21 PM
 Beekeeping in Russia video
I dunno, I ran the tape back and she said "costs ten thousand US dollars". Then a woman, who appears for all the world to be a peasant, walks off with a half dozen. (205 views, 4 replies)
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Today 06:20 PM
 1:1 vs 2:1
Ya, Im with Michael on this one. I feed primarily 2:1 and they brood up all the same. It has more to do with food coming into the hive protein available at the time, and time of year. I think just... (240 views, 6 replies)
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Today 06:15 PM
 Canadian prairie and northern US honey crop outlook
Here is a glimps of the pasture I was on today; m/user/IanSteppler/media/IMG_2325_zps62a6237f .jpg.html This one did not have as much white clover in the mix... but... (1,660 views, 29 replies)
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Today 06:13 PM
 What is going on with this?
A person needs to be very careful in judging literature that often masquerades as scientific research. Very often it is merely suggestive propaganda to create hits for websites. Some quoted,... (1,247 views, 48 replies)
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Today 06:09 PM
 Goldenrod in NC.......Lots of Bloom But No Nectar?
My bees are working the asters and the goldenrod really hard this week. The fields around my house are BUZZING with thousands of bees. They are also starting to work the pennsylvania smartweed as... (1,062 views, 27 replies)
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Today 05:55 PM
 Bees around top of hive
I just found something similar today. I have a top hive feeder on and wanted to check the syrup level. I removed the tele cover and found hundreds of drowned bees in the syrup. What seems to have... (133 views, 3 replies)
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Rader Sidetrack
Today 05:41 PM
Welcome to Beesource! In my opinion, the best place to order bees may be somewhere you can pick them up in your vehicle, rather than having them shipped by UPS or USPS. That may mean being part... (60 views, 1 replies)
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Today 05:34 PM
 SHB honey supers
The colony sounds weak, have you considered moving it into a 5 frame nuc box? You need a crowded box to keep beetles at bay. (495 views, 11 replies)
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Today 05:30 PM
 Beetle trap blunder!
How much oil are you putting in the beetle trap? I use the bettle blasters and only fill it about 1/5 of the way with vegetable oil. I cut the end off of a syringe type meat marinad injector to... (264 views, 6 replies)
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Today 05:29 PM
They found the boxes in the vehicle and I was only at it for less then a hour.:eek: (108 views, 2 replies)