NONE OF YOUR BEESWAX! (should be wasted)

This is an overview of methods of handling beeswax, saving beeswax, and using beeswax. Recipes for oinments, lip balm, and other beeswax products are included.

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Illegal Honey Flooding the US Markets

Food Safety News – Breaking News for Everyone’s Consumption Home Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Food Recalls Food PoliticsEventsSubscribeAbout Us FOOD POLITICS Asian Honey, Banned in Europe, Is Flooding U.S. Grocery Shelves FDA has the laws needed to keep adulterated honey off store shelves but does little, honey industry says. BY ANDREW SCHNEIDER | AUG 15, 2011 A third or more of all...

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Beeyard Hints

Inspections Mini Just a peek, for example check stores and out. Often used in the winter at a window of opportunity on a day better than 40 degrees. Basic Examination of several frames in the area of brood activity, not necessarily in the cluster. Generally referred to as a normal inspection. Often the first real examination in the spring looking for queen activity. Above 50 degrees or flying...

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BEE BREW AND SUCH; Syrup recipes

Hot and Dry Syrup 2 parts water 1 part sugar This is recommended for extreme hot/dry weather. Rule of thumb: the weather determines the formulation used. Light Sugar Syrup 1 part water 1 part sugar Mixes well in very hot tap water. Used to stimulate the brood rearing processes in the spring, never in the fall. Intermediate Sugar Syrup 1 part water 1.5 parts sugar Used when installing packages...

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