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  1. Marketing Forum
    Hi guys! Do you have a YouTube channel or have a few favs? If so, how to do promote it? Got any tips for a YouTube newbie? The back story...since our Bee Tours have nearly shut down our non-profit like so many businesses due to Covid, we're making lemonade out of lemons! Or honey out of comb...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi all! Any feedback would be greatly appreciated, pardon my ignorance.. I am just learning! So, something funky is happening right now on my 2 week old nuc. I just observed this behavior at the hive, see photos. It doesnt appear to be robbers/guard bee behavior, are they sharing nectar/honey...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi all! I am a new beek to the area and witnessed this bee behavior between two worker bees on a rock today by the bee yard. One was resting on the rock and the other crawled over (seemed a bit stronger) and joined her on the rock. They touched antennae, and it appeared they touched proboscis...
  4. Bee Forum
    Hello everyone, I'm new to beekeeping. I have 2 hives in my yard, one is doing very well, on the 5th frame of drawn comb (I used starter strips), larva at different stages, everything "looks normal" all since April 27th. The hive next to it has only 1/2 frame of comb, and nothing really...
  5. Bee Forum
    I have an obervation hive and I watch the bees sometimes for 30 minutes or so. Tody I was watching the queen lay and as usual she went from cell to cell measuring the cell opening with her arms and peeking in the cell. At one particular cell, she put her head in a little further than usual and...
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