I just finished writing an article about sustainable beekeeping. This took months of thinking, reading and writing. My philosophy of beekeeping changed this year. There is no reason to struggle each year to make up for winter losses, plan on winter losses. All the resources...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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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