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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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Applying Varroa Mite Treatment

Last week I showed you how to mix an oxalic acid varroa mite treatment. It was a rather simple process. I used the recipe by Randy Oliver. This week, I am applying the treatment. I left the shop towel in … Continue reading

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Winter Beekeeping

So, winter is supposedly in full swing. Here in Mississippi, it has been quite mild. I can probably count the number of really cold days on my two hands. The bees are confused, I think. We seem to get warm … Continue reading

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