This less glamorous side of beekeeping is sometimes the most important. Fall is a good time for cleaning clothing, equipment and supers.
A few relatively easy chores now can set the stage for your bees’ success in the seasons to come. Here are basic fall maintenance tasks.
Navigate the wrath of yellow jackets — aggressive insects that can each sting multiple times — by understanding seasonal changes in their behavior.
Adulterated versions of honey are on the market, so don’t be fooled by misleading labels. Real honey is easy to spot if you look in the right places.
This round of contenders is led by a group of cows watching a fencing project. Also appearing are a honeybee, goats, a rooster and a smiling lamb.