Re: Mountain camp vs. honey
In cold, wet March it totally may come down to the #4 of sugar - make or break.
Originally Posted by Amibusiness
Especially if you winter nucs on 4-5 frames with their small needs and yet limited workforce.
I don't see what is even an argument there.
Just set it and forget it - it costs you trivial $1-2.
There is not much to drag out either - the sugar turns a solid clump (or you make it a solid clump).
MC was the biggest by far technique that made difference for me.
Former "smoker boy". Classic, square 12 frame Dadants >> Long hive/Short frame/chemical-free experimentations.