Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
I have 60 extra 3 pound Italian packages with queens coming in on April 12 (Thursday) to Belen, NM from CF Koehnen. We will be available all day for pickup. One of my large customers switch 60 of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dorian Folie May 14.
What is the value of a double deep hive out of almonds vs. a nuc or a 3 pound package of bees? Please read and respond.I am going to give my summary first followed by my experience of 52 years.If I…Continue
Started Dec 17, 2017
I am bringing 100 Double Deep hives to our Belen yard out of almonds the last two weeks of March. I am running a special on them until January 1, 2018. Our regular price is $600.00 but orders…Continue
Started Dec 15, 2017
My wife, Louella and I attended the North American Beekeepers Conference that was held in Galveston the first week of January and have many thoughts and highlites to share with those who may have questions.
The two most important lessons we brought back from the conference that would help all of us is:
1. We must feed our bees a protein source when there is no pollen coming in.
2. It is critical we re-queen every…Continue
Posted on January 20, 2011 at 9:17am