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Girl returns after Chinese beekeeping trip

September 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN Growing up the daughter of two migratory beekeepers, Katie Klett of Jamestown has been around the flying insect species for most of her life. Continue Reading

The Beehive: Temperature fluctuations present challenge for bees

April 25, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the Beehive. Well, is it me, or has the weather been a little unusual this spring? Continue Reading

Warm spring encourages an early start to bee season

March 28, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the Beehive. What an exciting time of year to be a beekeeper. The warm temperatures these last few weeks have allowed me to open up my hives and get a good idea of their health. I have to say, I was very surprised. Continue Reading

Beehive: Trial and error: Bees in the garage didn’t work out

March 14, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Hello folks, just thought I would sit down and write a quick column to keep you up to speed on what is happening at the Double Bee Honey Farm. Continue Reading

The Beehive: The honey harvest is in; color varieties are up to the bees

October 5, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the 9th installment of the Beehive. Life on the Bee Farm has been very hectic. So hectic, that I forgot to write my column. Continue Reading

The Beehive: Beekeeping has sweat equity and sweat

September 14, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the Beehive.
As I mentioned in the last article, the honey harvest of 2011 has begun. Continue Reading

Two Harbors beekeeper sees sweet success

August 25, 2011 in Lake County News-Chronicle

If you are a beekeeper, August is prime time for production and gearing up for storing honey and getting it ready for sale. Continue Reading

Beehive: The honey’s coming in; rescuing, acclimating a swarm

July 20, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the fourth edition of the beehive. Once again the past two weeks have been very busy in the beekeeping world. The honey flow is on, and by that I mean the bees are filling up the hives with honey stores. Continue Reading

Bees abuzz with spring honey production

May 18, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Twenty-five years ago Brett Kent, working as a Highway Patrol deputy in Roseau County, was introduced to beekeeping.
A chief deputy asked if he might put a couple of hives in the Kents’ yard. Continue Reading