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Fall management of honey bees

The six weeks between Labor Day and Columbus Day are often considered the fall management window. Although southern beekeepers can wait longer, most North American beekeepers can use this rule of thumb with good results. The objective of fall management The purpose of fall management is to assure your colonies remain healthy throughout the winter […] Read more

How to use a quilt with a candy board

This week I want to share some more variations of the moisture quilt that were sent in by readers. Each of them has been customized for local conditions or unique problems. Today’s rendition was sent to me by Herb Lester in Tennessee. Herb starts by making a candy board with a hole in the center. […] Read more