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  1. Beekeeping 101
    Hello everyone, I have placed my 20 hives on a new parcel that the farmer planted alfalfa for the cattle. The farmer literally just notified me that he plans to spray Butyrac Herbicide on the field. How toxic is Butyrac Herbicide spray? I'm reaching out to you guys to ask you what are my best...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    When is the the earliest time a mite can enter a drone or worker cell? units: days start time: egg lay For deciding how to treat, you also need the latest bees can hatch. Michael Bush: worker: 21 drone: 25 Correct us if its wrong.
  3. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    I caught a swarm for a friend last night. I have them in a wooden box which has #8 hardware cloth on the sides. I have them in the basement where it is not hot. I have been spraying the hardware cloth from time to time with sugar water. I am going to bring them to her this evening -- do you...
  4. Swarms, Trap-outs, and Cut-outs
    I was called to do a trapout right after a swarm moved into a commercial building. The bees had an outside entrance, but for some reason were migrating in the building - honing in on the light fixtures in the women's restroom. You can imagine they wanted the situation resolved quickly. I was...
  5. Bee Forum
    Installed a new package last week. How long before I can expect the queen to start laying?
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