Tag Archives: Beginning Beekeeping

Package Bees and Nucs for Spring 2016

We are still taking orders for bees for this Spring. The packages we sell come from California.  We sell two or three pound package bees with either an Italian or Carnolian queen.  Estimated pickup dates are Mid April and Late April. Nuc are usually here the first weekend in May. Bees can be ordered at http://shop.honeybeeware.com/Bees-Nucs-and-Queens_c51.htm The Italian bee Italian honey bees, of the subspecies Apis mellifera ligustica, were brought to the U.S. in 1859. They quickly became the favored bee stock in this country 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 →