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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

HC Land Department explains spring planting of 300,000 pine seedlings

March 28, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

In the spring of each year the Hubbard County Natural Resource Management Department ensures that the future pineries will continue to provide the ecological, social and financial well being of our community. This year, that will be accomplished by planting approximately 300,000 Norway Pine seedlings on 386 acres of County Administered Lands. Continue Reading

Bees move in for the winter; Brenda gets eviction notice

January 25, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Hello, welcome back to the mid-winter edition of the Beehive. I thought I would let you folks know what is going on in the beehive as of late January. Continue Reading

Bees are still outside enjoying the unseasonable warmth

December 21, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the Beehive. Who would have ever thought we would have a 40-degree day in the middle of December? Continue Reading

The Beehive: Wintering the bees in heated garage will be a challenge

November 16, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the beehive. Deer hunting is now upon us and we are still having some unseasonably warm days. 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

Legends and Logging had the buzz of past bee ventures

August 17, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the 6th installment of the Beehive. As I write this article, I am recuperating from the busy weekend at the Legends and Logging Days event. What a great weekend of activities. Continue Reading

The Beehive: Bees are ingenious at cooling their hives down

August 3, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Welcome back to the 5th installment of the Beehive. s July comes to a close, the honey flow is still strong. Continue Reading