Wanna be a beekeeper?

Wanna be a beekeeper?

Have you been itching to start a few bee hives of your own in your backyard? If so, spring time is when you want to begin. We will be selling five frame starter nucleus hives (nucs) through June (or until sold out) this spring for pickup at our site in Nunica, MI. If...
Honey in the comb!

Honey in the comb!

A while back we wrote an article in which we tried to clear up some of the confusion around the term “raw honey”. If you want to get really technical, perhaps the only correct definition of the term is honey still in the comb, or simply “comb...
What beekeepers do in the winter

What beekeepers do in the winter

Sometime ago, we posted an article about what bees do in the winter. It occurred to us, that our readers might be wondering what the keepers of bees do in the winter as well. The answer to that of course depends on what kind of beekeeper you’re talking about....
Why Bees Swarm

Why Bees Swarm

Here in the West Michigan area where we live, honey bee swarming season begins in May and runs well into June.   Residents are often startled to find a large cluster of bees (can be as small as a softball or larger than a basketball!) hanging on a shrub or tree in...

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