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09/11/2013 22:32

Computers, Beekeeping and Nectar Management 2013

Steven Page September 2013 A PDF version of this article with better graphics.    When June arrives each year I am already looking forward to and planning on the spring nectar flow arriving in nine months.   Some of my observations and results of nectar management of my hive scale...

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11/13/2012 06:02

Beekeeper visits Crossroads Garden Club

The Newnan Times-Herald published an article on November 11th covering my visit with the Crossroads Garden Club.  The article can be found at the following link. Beekeeper visits Crossroads Garden Club    

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10/04/2012 14:20

Hive Scale Update

Hive Scale Update The winter of 2011-2012 was warm.  The bees started collecting nectar and pollen in early January.  The main nectar flow started early and was intense with many species of flowers blossoming at the same time.  One of the last flowers of the nectar flow was black...

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05/10/2012 07:57

Hive Scale - Computers and Beekeeping

This all started at the Georgia Beekeepers meeting in February 2012.  Paul Vonk was the last speaker with the best presentation.  Paul talked about setting a hive on a scale with temperature sensors inside and outside the hive.  Every five minutes a computer records...

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05/06/2012 18:20

Corn Planting Drift is Killing Honey Bees. You Can Help. Here’s How

Corn Planting Drift is Killing Honey Bees. You Can Help. Here’s How.   The number of beekills this spring due to poisoning by pesticides has skyrocketed. In Ohio just this spring we have seen more beekills than I can remember total in the past 25 years combined. Reports from many, many...

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12/14/2011 09:17

Beekeeper of the Year Award

The annual Coweta Beekeepers Association Christmas Party was held December 12 and the highlight of the evening was the recognition of Steven Page of Sharpsburg as 2011 Beekeeper of the Year.  He was given the award by Bobby Torbush, 2010 Beekeeper of the...

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08/06/2011 06:35

Story with buzz: Fayette County, Georgia, to remain mostly hands off with private ‘bees-ness’

  Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 7:59am Submitted by John Munford   Fayette County, Georgia, beekeepers won’t have too many new rules to meet after all. Instead of a slate of regulations proposed by county staff, the county commission, at its July 28 meeting, crafted an allowance for...

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06/02/2011 06:35

Our 2011 honey crop is now available

We have begun harvesting our honey. This year’s crop is excellent, light in color and excellent taste.  Spring 2011 was very early. Our last frost was about two months early and some plants blossomed up to three weeks early.

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04/23/2011 06:29

Our honey on CNN

 CNN visited Country Gardens Farm and Nursery during the spring for a news story about their dairy cows. Our honey was used in the video.  Watch the video: Green Solutions In Focus: Meaningful milk  

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03/20/2011 07:53

The 2010 honey is Sold Out

 Our 2010 honey crop is sold out.    The bees are making honey and in mid-May we will have fresh, local, raw and unfiltered honey for sale.

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Steve Page

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Sharpsburg, GA 30277


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