Beekeeping

2018 Nucs and Singles!

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Spring is just around the corner! That is easy to say for me since the temperatures are climbing into the upper forties and fifties this week. Let the sun shine and the bees fly! It has put me in the mood to update www.ebertqueens.com and list nucs and singles for May 2018 pick-up. I’m hearing […]

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Farewell San Diego: AHPA 2018

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The American Honey Producers closed out another annual meeting this morning. I appreciate that most of the sessions are only thirty minutes at this meeting. Most of my academic conferences require much more time commitment on any given topic–something like ninety minutes to two hours most of the time. It’s good to encourage concise delivery […]

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Happy Holidays 2017!!!

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Ebert Christmas was a happy event yesterday. We are lucky to have a good number of holidays together. The willingness of the Colorado and Oklahoma contingents to drive great distances allows that to happen in most years. Andrew bought his Grandpa Phil a massive recycling truck this year. After Andrew creatively helped to open it […]

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A Cozy Bobcat and a Baby Goat

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Today and yesterday I got to try out the “new” (to us) Bobcat skid steer to load up some round bales we sold. It got them loaded in great shape and made me appreciate the upgrade. I can’t wait to get a special fork setup on it to handle some bees in the spring! It’s […]

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Honey Crane, Patent Pending!

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Alas for winter’s chill (kind of) settling upon us and resulting in more indoor time for my little man. He is sad that there have been no opportunities to make snow angels yet. Luckily he has pretty good instincts for alternative pastimes. Behold the honey crane! Unfortunately I’m pretty sure Bruder might not go for […]

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“Bee Thankful” Pumpkins :)

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It’s the week of excellent dishes and baked goods boasting honey components–Happy Thanksgiving! There was a lovely array of bee pumpkins to celebrate the season at the conference mentioned in the last post. Feel the holiday season begin with ornamentation from the bee world! The bees are almost perfectly nestled up for winter. If it […]