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Month: September 2020

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Advice for a new-bee?

I've become very interested in beekeeping the last couple months, and I have no idea where to start learning more about it. Is there a specific book or website some tenured beekeepers would recommend using? submitted by /u/beatrecipt [link] [comments]

Is the cultivation of honey plants for bees agriculture or horticulture? if you only have land without ANY animals ..

so, Is the cultivation of honey plants for bees agriculture or horticulture? if you only have land without animals .. submitted by /u/wigi1 [link] [comments]

What are the white patches "bee mites"?

Obviously a new bee-keeper here. This is the first time i've seen anything on the 'backs' of the bees. Any thoughts on what they are, before I jump to assuming they are mites? I hope to get out there today to take a look inside the hive. submitted by /u/mg404 [link] [comments]

Late season mite treatment?

I know I’m late (first year – still figuring everything out) but I’m doing a precautionary mite treatment for my hive today. I’ve only ever seen one mite, either when inspecting brood or doing a specific mite check, but I know it’s possible I’m missing something so I want to do a treatment before it…
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Honey is one of the most faked foods in the world, and the US government isn’t doing much to fix it Cody Copeland Beekeepers work in maintenance and extraction of honey from hives on August 10, 2019 in Girona, Spain. Manuel Medir/Getty Images • Honey is the third-most-faked food in the world, behind milk and…
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Rendered bee was smells… meaty?

This is my first year keeping bees, I got a small amount of honey, and a small amount of wax from burr comb, cappings, etc. I rendered it all down, got a whopping 3oz. The thing is, it doesn't really smell like the bees wax candles I've purchased in the past, it has a stronger…
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Acquiring ye olden honey?

So I'm a bit of a weirdo, and I thought it might be fun to try and buy some really old honey, since honey supposedly doesn't spoil under proper conditions. Considering the oldest extant honey is over 5000 years old, I thought it would be possible to find honey for sale that was maybe a…
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