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BeeHelp™ Blog

How to Begin Beekeeping Part 4 of 5

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 30th Jan 2018

Now you have your ordered, received, and hived your bees, the beekeeping begins! We all know honeybees live without or despite human intervention in the wild. Feral colonies are not manipulated o … READ POST »

Apiculture (beekeeping!) Crop Insurance

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 23rd Jan 2018

It seems a bit ironic, or maybe even absurd, to be talking about ‘rainfall insurance’ for beekeepers after the soaking deluges of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. On the other hand, parts of the West and … READ POST »

Learn How to Become a Beekeeper (Part 3 of 5)

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 23rd Jan 2018

These basic beekeeping methods will help you hive your new bees and maintain them successfully. Before buying queens, packages, nucs, or colonies please read through these steps. It will help you dete … READ POST »

Learn How to Become a Beekeeper (PART 2 of 5)

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 23rd Jan 2018

BEGIN BEEKEEPING (PART 2 OF 5) Now that you know what kind of hives you may own and operate it is time to learn what bees products will are appropriate for your hives. We have had customers p … READ POST »

Cool Bee Science in Action

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 23rd Jan 2018

Dan is traveling this week to meet with Dr. Jay Evans, Research Leader of the Beltsville Bee Lab at the USDA Agricultural Research Center in MD, and write up their paper comparing the response of Bee … READ POST »

Add Honey Bees, Reduce Your Texas Property Taxes

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 23rd Jan 2018

The majority of Texas’ state income is from property taxes and the small landowner carries much of the burden. If you own between 5 and 20 acres beekeeping may the answer you need for the property tax … READ POST »

Bee Mystery Solved?

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

BeeWeaver's thoughts... The paper by Bromenshenk et al., recently published in PLoS One, adds to earlier work suggesting that CCD is characterized by bees which are infected with multiple pathogens. T … READ POST »

The Beekeeper’s Thrill

Posted by BeeWeaver Buzz on 13th Jan 2018

We are excited to introduce Andrew Shahan, our Head Beekeeper for Central Texas, in his first blog post. Enjoy!My Dad's first experience holding a frame of bees.Camila, Dad, Irina in their bee gearCo … READ POST »