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  1. Splits/Combines
    Hi, My hive is full. I have a brood and 2 supers. I can see bees in all three of them and the supers have some honey. As the hive is nearly full, I am a little bit worried about swarming and loosing some of my bees. It is the last week of July. Is it safe to split the hive now? Thanks, John
  2. Bee Forum
    Hello beekeepers, I August is coming, in this month the colonies must be prepared to face winter, a lot of work is to be done. For example, resumption of spawning by simulating honey flow, bringing together bees population and estimating reserves in order to know the amount of syrup to give. Not...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hello All and thanks for the help. Earlier in June i caught a pretty large swarm. To this point they have been building up very nicely. I have not gotten into the hive in a couple weeks due to lack of good nectar flow. However i have noticed that there are always a large number of bees...
  4. Diseases and Pests
    I heard a few beeks planning to use OA in dribble or vapor form around now (August) to treat mites. The rationale was the August dearth in our area reduces the amount of brood and mite populations are spiking upward this time of year. I've heard from others to wait for OA treatments until...
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