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We did a honey harvest last week. One of the challenges with that is getting all of the bees safely out of the honey supers so you aren’t carrying a few thousand angiry bees back when you go to extract the honey from the frames. We’ve tried a few things to get bees out of [...]

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Which Bees Survived The Winter?

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Last summer we had 7 hives: 2 carniolans, 2 Italians and 3 Russians. We had some bumps in the road and had to combine a couple of the Russians and went into the winter with 6 hives. We checked today to see who was alive with high hopes on the Russian bees since they are [...]