Tag Archives: Apiary

Bee film, talk set for Arms Library Tuesday

SHELBURNE FALLS — “Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling Us” is an award-winning documentary about “Colony Collapse Disorder” of honeybee hives and of efforts to preserve them. The film will be shown by the Buckland Energy Committee … Continue reading

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Beekeeping: Blowing Smoke

There are all sorts of gadgets now for beekeeping. Frame spacers, hive carriers, frame holders, bee brushes, cappings scratchers, frame cleaners, and the list goes on and on. For most beekeepers, many of these items are unnecessary, and can even … Continue reading

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Honey production to improve

HONEY production in Fiji could reach self-sufficiency levels if beekeepers have access to information on establishing apiaries and improving production. This was the view of honey and bee expert Thomas Korsten who said Fiji fared much better than most countries … Continue reading

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Beekeepers On The Rise In Illinois

Beekeepers On The Rise In Illinois Illinois’ Agriculture Director says there’s been a 38 percent increase in the number of registered Illinois beekeepers. Bob Flider says despite significant budget challenges the department  filled a vacant position and now employs eight apiary inspectors. According … Continue reading

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