Setting goals in beekeeping isn’t always as straight forward as setting goals for yourself in other aspects of your life. There are a lot of variables you just can’t control. However, as we gear up for 2020, we hope to grow our apiary, continue… Continue Reading “Gearing Up For a New Year”
Should you be a treatment-free beekeeper? Should you treat your bees for diseases and pests? What approach works best and is proven?
The organic, natural approach is different than putting your bees in a box and letting them fend for themselves, it involves monitoring, requeening when necessary, and other mechanical methods rather than chemical for manipulating the hives.
Here’s a VERY simple guide for activities throughout the year of a Texas beekeeper.
In a world where antibiotics are always the answer, there have been great strides in breeding programs working to promote better bees through selected genetics.