Bee Keeping

Cowen 28 Frame Extractor

I invested back into the business this year with a new extractor. I decided to go with a Cowen 28 Frame Extractor. Here are some photos of this machine and a video walkthrough of how the machine operates.

2022 Fall Winterizing The Bees

It was a chilly fall morning as we loaded up the truck with blue board and headed off to several locations around the Upper Valley area. During this time of year, we are winterizing all of the hives to help the bees to stay warm and survive the winter season.

A Few Good Men

Our lives are truly a vapor, a wisp in time, dust on the scales when measured against eternity, past and future. However, in the short stay that sums up our life, we find certain men and women who shape our behaviors, thoughts, and actions. These people can be world renowned for their talent and gifts …

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Wax or Plastic

Wax or plastic? The recurring question regarding foundations that I use when assembling my frames for the upcoming season. For those who have no idea what foundations or frames are. Every super (box) in a beehive holds removable frames that the bees build their combs on. Common practice is to insert a foundation into the …

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