August 20, 2014

June 2013 – The Beekeepers Calendar

Warm of Bees - Photo by David Wood

Swarm of Bees – Photo by David Wood

- Remove mite treatments and antibiotics (see labels).

- Add supers to hives as needed.

- Manage for swarm prevention via equalizing hives, making splits/ nucs or Demaree method.

- This is the time of year to register your bee hives with our state apiarist.

- Register for the Over-Wintering Nuc Workshop: June 21, 2013: presented by the Cumberland County Beekeepers.

- Register for EAS (Eastern Apiculture Society) Conference in West Chester, PA - August 5-9, 2012.
Highly recommended for any Beekeeper who want to raise their levels of skill and knowledge.

 

 

 

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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