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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Call me crazy, but I am interested in the most sting-proof outfit possible. I am not interested for the purpose of maintaining a hive. I'm simply curious about the protective features of various wearable materials. Sorry for just being so nerdy lol. I may end up using this outfit to observe real...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hello everyone, this is my first year and first winter. I would like to know what can I do to protect the girls from the cold Chicago winters. I have done some research and I have found few things: 1. Mannlake.com sells loose or snug fit cardboard box: snug fit-...
  3. Bee Forum
    In a tandem presentation, Jeanette Klopchin, a pollinator protection specialist with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, described efforts to enlist stakeholder groups, including produce growers and beekeepers, in a statewide effort to stem honeybee losses. (Produce News)...
  4. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    Florida beekeepers and citrus growers will meet September 18 in Lake Alfred over potential bee pesticide exposure in citrus groves. Citrus Grower – Beekeeper Meeting September 18, 2013 Auditorium, Citrus Research and Education Center 700 Experiment Station Road Lake Alfred, FL 9:30 – 9:50 AM...
  5. Equipment/Hardware
    Figured I'd ask around about the thoughts and opinions on veils that people own. I just started keeping two hives this year with my dad. He went out a purchased a veil. When I used it the first time, I found it to be rather limiting in terms of my vision (my eyes are 20/20) but the mesh only a...
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