Another season of beekeeping is coming to a close. We gathered a sizeable amount of honey and grew a substanceial anount of replacemeber hives this year. Each year, beekeepers are faced with a different challenges than the previous season. This year it was Hive Beetles. The population exploded this Augusta and reeked havoc on many of my nucs. I resorted to crude human methiods to reduce their population.
On a better note, military student where I world were ablet to meet, pet and photography the bees. Prior to completing the course I teach in some of what our must learn how to do is: write news and narrative stories, construct short news pieces and document events as they occur. Inspecting a hive is a detailed job and is repetitive in nature. Offering to be the SUBJECT, I have been interviewed more than a dozen times. The highlight for me was the opportunity to have many of our students come out and meet the bees. I