The 2015 Oregon State Fair is just around the corner, and once again we are asking for volunteers to staff the booth during the 10 days of the Fair. Your time, whatever you can spare, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support of the Oregon State Fair. I look forward to seeing you in the 2015 booth!
Unless you’re near a commercial crop or at higher elevations, the summer nectar dearth begins about mid July (maybe August 1st this year). At this time we should be thinking about nest consolidation and honey harvest. In late summer we crowd the bees. We begin this in earnest in August along with mite treatments, but[Read More…]