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overwintering nuc

  1. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    The Cumberland County (Maine) Beekeepers Association will be hosting a hands-on overwintering nucs workshop June 16, 2012 in Windham, Maine (10 miles from Portland) Cost is $145 and includes a divided hive body and two northern raised queens (from French Hill Apiaries in Vermont) More...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    I currently have four hives: One large hive with 9 brood frames and about an equal number of honey frames. One nuc with a single frame of brood and some stores frame and a half maybe. Another larger hive with about 6 brood frames and 3 honey frames. A smaller hive with a few brood frames and a...
  3. Bee Forum
    Is it cool to change a hive that has not filled out its box into a nuc for overwintering purposes? I was going to combine it with another hive, but it seems switching to a smaller box (5 frame nuc) might help out immensely and allow me to keep the queen. I am thinking they won't fill out a full...
  4. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    The Cumberland County Beekeepers Association will once again be sponsoring a workshop on making Summer Nucs for overwintering as part of our program to promote sustainable northern beekeeping. The workshop will be taught by EAS Master Beekeeper Erin MacGregor-Forbes and participants will go...
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