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  • Water Sources Drying Up
    October 27, 2022 Blake Shook

    Water Sources Drying Up

    As summer begins to heat up, natural water sources begin to dry up. There are countless options to provide your bees with water - Bird bathes, pet watering stations, small vessels in your garden areas, and livestock watering tanks - just to name a...

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  • Summer Hive Care
    October 25, 2022 Blake Shook

    Summer Hive Care

    It may be hard to believe, but your hives are preparing for winter RIGHT NOW! But wait, this article is titled “Summer Hive Care” Yep! What you do now will directly affect your bees going into and through winter. That...

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  • Bee-Oh-Bee it's HOT Outside!
    October 24, 2022 Blake Shook

    Bee-Oh-Bee it's HOT Outside!

    Bees vs Heat By: Chari Elam What’s a bee to do? Living in a house with 45-60 THOUSAND of your sisters - wing to wing - antenna to antenna…packed in like…well, bees! This can really generate some heat!  Are you...

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  • Summer Trickle Feeding
    October 24, 2022 Blake Shook

    Summer Trickle Feeding

    For those of us in the south with hot, dry summers, ensuring your hive has plenty of food available is critical. After your summer harvest I recommend “trickle feeding” through the summer months if your hive has less than 30...

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  • Why Requeen in the Summer?
    October 24, 2022 Blake Shook

    Why Requeen in the Summer?

    By: Blake Shook There can be many signs & reasons to requeen a hive. In general, it’s a good idea to proactively requeen each hive every year before they begin to show signs of needing to be requeened. It’s important...

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