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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Started with 4 this year and ended with 5. I’d love to hear from backyard beekeepers about the fun threshold and the right number of hives for them and why. My 5th colony was a swarm and its presently overwintering in 1/2 of a resource hive snuggled up to a big colony. Right now the best...
  2. Bee Forum
    Hello I have a bit of a problem with frame sizes. I bought 2 hives and copied the frames so I had commonality. I then bought 10 boxes from China hoping they would be the STD frame size - they were not! I then bought 6 hives from a local bee keeper full of bees, brude and honey but again these...
  3. Bee Forum
    Determinants of Spatial Distribution in a Bee Community: Nesting Resources, Flower Resources, and Body Size Understanding biodiversity distribution is a primary goal of community ecology. At a landscape scale, bee communities are affected by habitat composition, anthropogenic land use, and...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    I am just starting my apiary and am having trouble deciding what size of foundation to use. I am starting with two hives and was thinking about using two different size of foundation. Is this a bad idea?
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