Another Harvest and New Beekeepers Join the Fun!

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We just completed our first harvest  of the season on June 27, 2015 and we are off to a good start!  This harvest was well under the numbers we had last year at this time, but we expect the bees will pick up production as the summer heats up.  All of the usual crew came out for harvest this year plus some new guests. Mike and Emalaine stopped by and helped out for a while.  Mike is thinking about getting some hives of his own and has been going...

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Inspecting Honey Supers in Davisburg on Father’s Day

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This is my friend, Mike, inspecting some of our hives in Davisburg, MI on Father’s Day…looks like we are ready to take some honey off!!  Mike is thinking about getting into beekeeping and has joined me on some of my hive yard inspections this year. In the next photo, we are examining drone cells found up in the honey super…these should hatch out and be gone before we extract. We found lots of worker bees, female and drone...

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