July 22, 2014

June 2014 – The Beekeepers Calendar

Sarah Gould installs a freshly caught swarm of bees.

Sarah Gould installs a freshly caught swarm of bees.

- 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 by June 15th.

- Register for EAS (Eastern Apiculture Society) Conference July 28 – August 1, 2014
Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky
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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