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Greetings Hello,


Sundown is definitely getting earlier.... Come on over to the Bee Group Meeting...

When: Tuesday August 15th, 5:45 pm.

Where: Joe and Linda Previll, 50 Peak Farm Road, Stone Ridge, NY 12484.
Thanks Joe and Linda!


.;-) Bzzzzz


If you see something that we should have at our fingertips, please forward and I'll add it to the References section for future ease of access.

Queen 16 Days, Worker 21 Days, Drone 24 Days...Capped at 9th Day...

Pls check the Resources section below...

For more information:

If you have any topics, ideas, selling bee equipment, or questions, feel free to contact us at BeeGroup@HVHiives.com.

Keep on BZZZzzz'n...

Photos of the Month...

Video Click Here: Bee TV
-- In case you missed it last time... ;-)

Bees in the News...

Michael Palmer - 50 Years

50 Years of the Sustainable Apiary - Mike Palmer - What changed?

Click Here to read more.

Bianca Braman - Mike Palmer Prodigy - Vermont Bees LLC

Good story...

Click Here to

Extreme heat is killing more honeybees in Arizona

Cricket Aldridge works for Arizona Backyard Beekeepers. She manages and removes beehives across the Valley. Right now, she is working to keep colonies cool in the brutal heat. Cricket said the historic heatwave has been deadly for honey bees in Arizona. Some hives have melted and fallen apart.

CLICK HERE for more...

Third-generation Mass. beekeeper on protecting the legacy of honeybees

From caring for beehives to selling honey out of a garage, what started as a backyard business for this New England family grew into a buzzing company.

CLICK HERE for more.

Colorado bee huts connect humans and honeybees

    Charlie Peterson, owner of the ranch near Boulder, said people can get up close and personal with the honeybees in specially built bee huts.

    CLICK HERE to read on...


    Constructive Beekeeping - Ed Clark, 1918
    Link to Book, PDF

    SABA (Southern Adirondack Beekeepers)
    Lots of great information from this Club's website, many articles, and many lectures and seminars by various people in the worlds of beekeeping. Lot's of knowledge to be had here and worth your while.

    Very good Case Study on the Collapse of a Hive and what the signs are. You need to see this. Very good photos. Opens a PDF in a new window .... https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NvP-olm7vwMxPVH-Oi1CNHH70Wq913ym/view

    Bee Biology
    Basic Bee Biology from the University of Georgia
    Pictures of Bee Anatomy
    Honey Bees Identification, Biology, and Lifecycle
    Honey Bee Biology, Part 1: The Digestive System

    NY Bee Wellness: https://nybeewellness.org/

    Beltsville Lab: If your bees die, God Forbid!, please send a sample to the Beltsville Lab in Maryland. The analysis is free and they will email you the results. They check for Nosema and Mites. I sent a sample down a month ago and my hive was loaded with mites -- in December! Please share results with Rob,Tom and the BeeGroup so we can help keep tabs on what is happening in the 'hood. Thanks! CLICK HERE for details on how to submit a sample.

    Fat Bees Skinny Bees
    Talks about nutrition for your bees. This will impact how your bees can fight off disease and ultimately survive.
    Click Here for the Powerpoint.
    Click Here for the Manual.

    For Honeybee information, videos, podcasts and workshops please visit the links below. Workshops are being updated as we speak!

    Dave Cushman Beekeeping Website maintained by Roger Patterson.
    Go to Dave-Cushman.net

    With Special Thanks for providing the Venue: Olive Free Library

    A Quick Reference Guide to Honey Bee Parasites, Pests, Predators, and Diseases https://extension.psu.edu/a-quick-reference-guide-to-honey-bee-parasites-pests-predators-and-diseases

    Welsh Beekeepers Association Bee Disease Guide: It is important for all beekeepers to be familiar with the appearance of healthy worker brood, in order to recognise abnormalities which may indicate the presence of disease.

    Honey Bee Healthy Recipe

    NOSEMA: Treatment Procedure. Don't forget to treat for Nosema! Click Here for procedure.

    HONEYBEE LIFE CYCLE - Very Important to know. This is the building block of understanding your hives.
    Click Here for video...
    Click here for chart and discussion.

    Queen 16 Days, Worker 21 Days, Drone 24 Days...

    These are a Few Videos that You May Find of Interest (I particularly like the Skep video!

    Tony Jefferson – “Never Waste a Queen Cell”

    Small Scale Queen Rearing - Roger Patterson

    Well-mated Queens Produce the Busiest Bees by Heather Mattila

    Reading a Hive - Kirsten Traynor

    Skep Beekeeping in the Heathland - 1978

    Biology of the Honey Bee

    NY Bee Wellness - Diagnostics

    Hive Inspection Protocol

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