Tag: Treatment Free Beekeeping

Gearing Up For a New Year

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…

Treatment vs. Treatment-Free Beekeeping

Should you be a treatment-free beekeeper? Should you treat your bees for diseases and pests? What approach works best and is proven?

Holistic Beekeeping Practices

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.

A Texan’s Guide to the Beekeeper’s Year

Here’s a VERY simple guide for activities throughout the year of a Texas beekeeper.

Genetic Selection for Better Bees

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.