Many beekeepers take advantage of fall and winter to make use of harvested products. Here are instructions for making candles in jars from beeswax.
Head brewer Jon Kielty talks about using hops, grains and honey from local sources, some within a few blocks of the New York City brewery.
Navigate the wrath of yellow jackets — aggressive insects that can each sting multiple times — by understanding seasonal changes in their behavior.
Bee Campus USA, an extension of the existing Bee City USA, has faculty, staff and students educate the public and create habitats beneficial to pollinators.
It happens to beekeepers as well as outdoor enthusiasts. Here’s what to do right after a sting. (If you’re allergic, see an allergist before it happens.)
For Jaime Cool and her family, a homestead of livestock, produce and bees takes a lot of work, but “it’s a good life not many people get to experience.”
This excerpt from Storey’s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees covers summer inspections and potential problems such as nectar scarcity, mites and missing queens.