Dead Outs

Dead-Out – WHAT SHOULD I DO? Posted on February 10, 2015 What to do if you find that you have no flying bees and/or your colony did not survive winter. Stay in beekeeping! We urge you not to give up. Experienced beekeepers have losses, too. Re-use that comb. Start again! With our changing weather and up-and-down temperature extremes, Mother Nature is not kind to the bees nor to us humans. Examine the combs. Deduce that your colony did not die to disease (American Foul Brood, Continue reading →

AgriView Ag News article on Honey Bee Ware

Honey Bee Ware encouraging beginning beekeepers Wayne Gerdts has returned to the hive. A Nebraska native and third-generation beekeeper who grew up on a commercial apiary and launched his own career as a migratory beekeeper, Gerdts took several career detours. His heart was never far from beekeeping, though. And now in retirement, he is busy as a bee (pun very much intended) having opened a bee supply store in Outagamie County and an accompanying online bee equipment business, www.honeybeeware.comm. Wisconsin agriculture should be buzzing with Continue reading →