September 16, 2014

August 2012 – The Beekeepers Calendar

J. Hildreth - President of the Cumberland County Beekeepers Association with a spectacular frame of honey

J. Hildreth – President of the Cumberland County Beekeepers Association with a spectacular frame of honey

→ Harvest honey the 1st week of August if not done in July.

→ Super hives during goldenrod bloom if needed.

→ If summer honey was not harvested, top super for goldenrod/fall honey flow.

→ Unite weak hives and position brood and honey stores in anticipation of winter.

→ Attend EAS (Eastern Apiculture Society) Conference in Burlington, Vermont



 
 
 

This monthly post is adapted from “The Beekeepers Calendar, A Year In The Apiary-Central Maine” by Tony Jadczak, Maine State Apiarist

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