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Beginning Beekeeping Part Four: Open Feeding

Part four of our beginning beekeeping series focuses on open feeding. When you get that package of bees, or when the bees are coming out of winter, they are going to be out scouring for food. Open feeding is an … Continue reading

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Beginning Beekeeping: Part Three- Bee Suit Review

You will see many beekeepers who tend bees without the use of a suit. At times, I do the same, but there will also be times when you want a suit. When you get one, this is one area where … Continue reading

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Beginning Beekeeping: Part Two- Hive Components

Part two of the beginning beekeeping series. Once you figure out if you have a good spot to put hives, it’s time to figure out what you actually need.

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Beginning Beekeeping: Hive Location

This is the first post of many about how to start beekeeping. Before you ever order bees, equipment, or anything else, you must determine where your hives will be located. Hive location can have a huge impact on the success … Continue reading

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Central Mississippi Beekeepers Assn. Beginning Beekeeping Short Course

We had the opportunity to attend the CMBA Beekeeping Short Course this weekend. While we went in having kept bees for a while, we had never been through a formal course, so we went to hear from the experts. We … Continue reading

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