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Howdy Bkeeps!   Our next regular club meeting is Thursday, Sept. 11th starting @6-6:30   Agenda TBA.   At Our Club Beeyard at Tenspoon:  https://goo.gl/maps/4yWXc   More to come,   DJL
 
Howdy Beekeepers!!, Can you believe it's that time of year again?  Honey Extraction!  I hope everyone is looking at another good crop in their hives this year.  My own girls seem to have put up lots of honey so far. Available dates are...
 
 
Big Sky Beeks - I'm selling off my inventory of beekeeping equipment. Quite a bit of stuff, including drawn comb on deep and shallow supers.  Wonderful hobby, but time for a change.  See attached spreadsheet.  I'd like to sell of in one...
 
How do I know if I have too much ventilation in my hives?
 
Howdy Y'all   The Missoulian is reporting that Mayor Engen will talk about the importance of honeybees at tonight's city council, (Monday, Aug. 11. @7pm).   No more information than that.   If a club member could make, I sure would like...
 
When the trouble started here in Great Falls with the cities sanitarian in her clean brown shirt, reinterpreted plain language exemptions.  These exemptions were nicely researched and listed on this forum in reply to one of my posts.  That...
 
If anyone is interested in taking this on, please contact me ASAP and I will forward the contact information.  They are fairly certain these are honey bees and think they have been in the chimney for multiple seasons.     Thanks in...
 
Looking to get into beekeeping? Have a hive, but are still a bit green? Well, the  Moon-Randolph Homestead  is proud to host beginning beekeeping classes led by Jacob Wustner of  Sapphire Permaculture Apiary - SPA ! This week's lesson...
 
Beekeepers:   Just a reminder that DPHHS has scheduled a Public Hearing in Helena on July 21 at 10:00 to hear comments regarding the proposed changes which would prevent raw honey from being sold at farmers markets in Montana. Deadline for making...
 
I haven't done a deep hive inspection for about a month. Things were looking good according to my 2 months experience with bee keeping! I figured don't bother them, they know what they are doing even if I don't. This morning around 9 o'clock, I went...
 
My hive is struggling! I am re-queening tomorrow and am treating them for Nosema. I am brad new to the beekeeping world and am totally getting rocked! I am curious if anyone would be willing to help me out with a brood frame as my population is pretty...
 
Hello everyone,   I'm new to the club and to bee keeping in general.  I've got an issue I need some help with... or maybe I can help out someone else if it works out that way.    I installed two packages this spring.  One is...
 
Howdy Beekeepers!   I have two, 5 frame Nucs with beautiful, laying queens For Sale.   These are bees raised in my bee yard.  The nucs were started this spring and are building up population nicely.   I'm asking $125 each to be...
 
Just posted some pictures of the recent swarm I caught 2 weekends ago. I would like to thank my neighbor Kim for taking the pictures and Don Jon for helping me out with some supplies. These turned out really good. It was a three hour journey total...
 
Sean here again. below is the listed procedures to do a home test for mites within colonies. This is a percentage based test and does take a little time, but it will give you a better idea of how many mites are effecting your colony and leads to...
 
I'll be the presenting "knowledgeable" Beekeeper at this benefit event for Spirit at Play non-profit preschool.   If you have time come check it out   Don John  
 
 I am going to be composing together some information  on common topics of the wonderful honey bee. If there is a specific question of something you would like to know or have always been curious about let me know & I will get it posted....
 
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 I opened a hive today and found my queen was dead. She never made it out of her little box. The fondant was mostly gone, but she was curled up inside. She was one of those new queens(corellian?) from Sunrise. This happen to anyone else? I have...
 
The bad ripple effects radiating out from CA is astounding... http://www.theorganicview.com/environment/beekeepers-discuss-mass-honeybee-deaths-from-almond-pollination/  
 
Be very thankful if you find bees this year!  The following is NOT good news coming out of the almond fields... ...
 
http://hivetracks.com/   Would you like to see who's bees are near you? This site has global tracking and much more. There is a free version that allows you to keep track of all of your hives including inspections treatments visits etc. and a pro...