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How to build strong bee hives for honey production – Ed Holcombe

July 14th, 2010

How to build strong bee hives for honey production – Ed Holcombe

 

This is from the notes I took at an excellent session at the Heartland Apiary Society gathering in Cookeville, TN July 8-10, 2010.  I’ve tried to accurately record the instructions that were given, but it is quite possible that I’ve gotten something wrong.  Caveat Emptor and all that.

Everyone won’t agree with all of this – that is a given among bee keepers – but I’ve tried not to interject my opinion at all.

 

To make a good honey crop requires:

1) A large population of foraging bees » Read more: How to build strong bee hives for honey production – Ed Holcombe