Everything having to do with my beekeeping adventures.

Bee studies stir up pesticide debate

By |2016-09-16T14:20:53-05:00April 26th, 2015|Beekeeping|

Nature Magazine, Daniel Cressey. The case for restricting a controversial family of insecticides is growing. Two studies published on 22 April in Nature1, 2 address outstanding questions about the [...]

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Good News for Wisconsin Beekeepers!

By |2015-04-08T14:38:16-05:00April 8th, 2015|Beekeeping|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency says the emergency assistance was reauthorized as part of the 2014 Farm Bill. Wisconsin dropped out of [...]

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The Final Feeding

By |2015-04-01T21:34:59-05:00November 14th, 2014|Beekeeping, Steinthal|

Fed the bees for the last time this fall.  Hoping they make it through this winter.  Last winter was tough on the bees and the [...]

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Bee Careful!

By |2015-04-01T21:35:06-05:00September 15th, 2014|Beekeeping, Steinthal|

While I have countless times mowed around my hives without any bother from the bees, I made the mistake of doing this routine activity on [...]

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Swarm!

By |2015-04-01T21:35:11-05:00August 11th, 2014|Beekeeping, Steinthal|

Found a swarm in the garden yesterday morning.  The bees had taken over a young sunflower and I honestly didn't notice them until after I [...]

USDA announces funding for honeybee habitats

By |2015-04-02T00:57:03-05:00June 24th, 2014|Beekeeping|

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture on June 20 announced $8 million in Conservation Reserve Program incentives for Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota [...]

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