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  1. Nectar & Pollen Plants
    Have any of you beekeepers that live along a mountain side noticed longer bloom dates? I guess what I'm getting at, do you think that the changes in elevation allow the bees to forage on a particular nectar source longer since presumably the nectar flow would start first at lower elevations?
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hey everyone. I am a total newbie to beekeeping and my situation is a bit unique as I am an expat living in the tropics of Southeast Asia. I have been at it only a few months and of course have a lot of questions. I have a few hives of apis meliferra I bought about 2 weeks ago from a...
  3. Bee Forum
    Do honey bees work their way from or toward the hive when foraging? It seems they would go to the farthest point of their particular foraging field, such as white clover as their foraging plane would be flat, and work their way back toward the hive as they become heavier with nectar. I can't...
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