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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    We have now donated to the Bee Guru Project, and are signing up two of our bee keepers in the online classes at the University of Montana. This is exactly the kind of advice we were looking for....
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Cloverdale, this is invaluable information! Looking up all of these people and contacting them today. Gracious words are a honeycomb,
    sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. =)
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Marketing is marketing, You have to remember who our audience of potential donors are.

    The donations have been steadily rolling in and we have been able to fund a number of projects, put...
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Hello Cloverdale, thank you for your feedback and input.

    The beekeepers we have here are all 3rd and 4th generation ones. They know nothing about apps, the 100+ volunteers that are on board and...
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Hey JW, thanks for the feedback!

    We definitely need to clean up the "adoption" options. But you have to remember this is all marketing. Kids getting a certificate with sponsorship and wanting to...
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Grammar on those two lines fixed. We give all donors wild pollinator seed mix for all types of bees, not just honey bees.
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Well, renting the cherrypicker machine isn't cheap. And all of the colonies are on the third story of the apartment buildings. The municipality would much rather exterminate them than pay for the...
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    I know we are the new kids. But that is just for optics and marketing. =)

    We have re homed 50 regular non high tech colonies to beehives so far. Here is one of our current projects, we are...
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Oh most definitely it will be in combination with physical inspections. There is also a heat gun we can use I am told? We have an interview with Time Magazine and BBC coming up soon. The angle will...
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Thank you Michael,

    That is another option, we have built one observation hive but plan to do 12 more with the boys and girls clubs. So what device did you use or suggest, the apiductor or? That...
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    Re: High Tech Beehives

    Sometimes the truth hurts, but that does not mean I don't want to hear it LJ.

    Hit me! Have you any experience with these types of hives? I am aware many are in initial stages of development...
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    High Tech Beehives

    Looking for feedback on using acoustic type listening devices versus weighing hives in order to determine their health. We are part of a project to build a high tech city and one of the requested...
  13. Re: The Cause of Puerto Rican AHB's being resistent to Varroa Mites

    This is great thank you David!
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    Re: Hurricanes and bee hives...

    This is great feedback. So if we were to use this method we would need to add some type of ventilation to the containers. Honestly the last few storms destroyed the secured boxes across the entire...
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    Re: Hurricanes and bee hives...

    Hello Everyone,

    Just wanted some quick feedback. We have planned to use shipping containers in the event of another hurricane. Are there any things that we need to keep in mind or plan for with...
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    Bee Removal

    Looking for someone that will remove/relocate a bee hive. It's in a older section of Mooresville, NC
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    Re: 2000 Acres of Hemp Project

    Thank you FiveJ we have reached out to them.

    Does anyone else have suggestions on crops to grow in tropical climates that will support bees all year round, in addition to the natural flora that...
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    Re: 2000 Acres of Hemp Project

    Hello Frank, definitely we are open to hiring experts to help us assess what will be needed for this project. We will have a full time beekeeper, there are a number on the island with generational...
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    Re: 2000 Acres of Hemp Project

    Hello @frank

    Thank you for your input into this conversation, can you give me some examples of other products that would definitely be good for the bees, and plentiful?
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    Re: 2000 Acres of Hemp Project

    Definitely we are working out a deal with them to secure partial or full funding for this project.

    1) Do you or does anyone else have suggestions on other plants, flowers, bushes etc that we...
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    Re: 2000 Acres of Hemp Project

    Thank you MSL, here are two links we had been going off of from a 2019 study
    https://news.weedmaps.com/2019/02/bees-show-a-surprising-affinity-for-the-pollen-of-male-hemp-plants/

    Abstract:...
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    2000 Acres of Hemp Project

    Hello all,

    We are working with a group that is planting 2000 acres of hemp. This is roughly 3.125 square miles. How many beehives should we be placing and what groupings should they be placed in?...
  23. Determining How Many Hives To Build

    Hello All,

    Is there any way to factor how many beehives an area can support?

    We have been told that 20 beehives is optimal for most areas, but the numbers suggested seem to really range....
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    Looking to buy beehives in Bulk

    Hello All,

    We are a 501c3 non profit looking to buy 1000 new beehives. I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on where we could do this. Ideally the company we would be buying from would...
  25. Re: Is a Queen Gate the same as a Travel Gate?

    Fantastic answer, yes this is exactly what we were looking for "Entrance Guard with Excluder" Thank you!
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