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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Can bees from Tropical climates such as Puerto Rico adapt easily to other colder climates or are they more likely to die off than their European and other counterparts? Thank you!
  2. Bee Forum
    So, what is the truth about wintering bee hives? What causes them to winter successfully? Number of bees? Density of bees? Amount of food supply? Density of food supply? Young vs. old queen? Climate? How are nucs able to survive, while a larger hive at the same time might starve? That would...
  3. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    What with changes in climate and available forage, are you noticing changes in when your bees start to swarm? Are your swarm start dates changing? If yes why do you think? Strong hive weaker hive? Number of warm days? Long wet winter / other abnormal conditions? Average night temperatures...
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