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  • Hive Forensics
    November 4, 2022 Blake Shook

    Hive Forensics

    By: CHARI ELAM Or maybe better titled - "What in the world happened to my hive?" I first wrote a version of this article last year about this time and received very good feedback from a lot of beekeepers! Turns out,...

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  • Shook Swarms
    November 3, 2022 Blake Shook

    Shook Swarms

    "This past summer a good friend of mine Stan Gore and I did a lot of story swapping and experimenting with the Shook Swarm Technique and found it to be a very useful tool in the bee yard."    Why use the Shook Swarm...

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  • Another Winter Swarm!
    November 2, 2022 Blake Shook

    Another Winter Swarm!

    I caught a little swarm in December and now an early spring swarm on January 18. It’s kind of unusual behavior, as most bees only swarm in spring or when resources are plenty. “Swarming” is how bees reproduce. A successful...

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    November 1, 2022 Blake Shook


    Navigating Bait Traps By: James Elam URGENT SWARM NOTICE!! NOW until Summer, 2021 12:00 PM CST Thousands or tens of thousands of bees are soon to be on the move as SPRING IS ON ITS WAY! These swarms will temporarily...

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