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overwintering moisture

  1. Bee Forum
    I built a couple nucs using the plan on the "build yourself" section of beesource. See pic below. My question is for anyone overwintering Nucs. I've seen a couple videos and listened to a lecture by both the Fat Bee Man and Larry Connor on this topic. My question is about ventilation. What are...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I am a first year beekeeper in the upper peninsula of MI--winter is from Nov-Apr. Got my hive to fill out 2 deeps (brood and honey). I have heard sufficient wisdom that moisture management is key to haveing a colony survive winter. I plan on wrapping my hive bodies with 1/2 foam and tar paper...
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