Tagged: langstroth bees

Mud Song

Mud Song is a beekeeping blog well worth a visit. Phillip Cairn writes: I have kept honey bees in and around St. John’s, Newfoundland,...

Foundationless Frames

A neat video by Daryl Francis. I use my classic frame assembly jig to assemble 11 foundationless frames in my 10-frame jig. Also demonstrated...

Mann Lake PF-100 Plastic Frames

The Idea Need a frame/foundation based natural beekeeping system? Mann Lake PF-100 plastic frames have several advantages: convenient economical 4.9mm cell size pest resistant...

Un-Checker Boarding

Checker Boarding vs Conventional Methods The Idea After a decade of checker boarding, a beeyard was reconfigured and run in a conventional manner. During...

Oxalic Acid’s Sublethal Effects

Treating bees with oxalic acid damages honeybees. Peter Borst, at Bee-L, writes: Sublethal effects of oxalic acid on Apis mellifera are hardly investigated. However,...

Yard Trashing

Ever heard of yard trashing? It’s a technique I read about in the Bee Mags at least a decade ago and I’ve lost the...

Too Early to Checker Board?

My Langstroth hives consist of three deep hive bodies. The top deep is sealed honey. The bees consistently overwinter in the middle deep. The...

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