Honey Bees and Beekeeping: A Year in the Life of an Apiary

Bee Health September 02, 2014|Print
Image:Delaplanefeature.jpgThis online video walks you through one year of managing honey bee colonies.

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Part I

1. Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

2. In the Beginning

  • Bee Biology and Equipment
  • Receiving and Installing Bees
  • Releasing Queens

3. Things are Buzzing

  • Things are Buzzin
  • The Brood Nest
  • Our Growing Hives
  • Migrating our Hives

4. A Mid-season Break

  • Requeening
  • Queen Rearing
  • Package Production, Beekeeping Associations, Books and Periodicals 

Part II

5. Diseases and Pests

  • Diseases and Pests
  • Chalbrood, Sacbrood, Moths, Tracheal Mites
  • Varroa Mites and Quenlessness

6. It's Harvest Time

  • It's Harvest Time
  • Extracting Honey
  • Packaging and Selling Honey
  • Commercial Honey Processing

7. Rounding Out the Year

  • Overwintering Hives
  • Overwintering and One Story Hives
  • Second Season Management
  • Fall Management
 

Introduction

  • A Brief History
  • Building Supers and Frames
  • Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

Introduction: Section 1.1: A Brief History

Presented with permission of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. To purchase the complete "Honey Bees and Beekeeping" television series on DVD or accompanying book, please call 1-800-359-4040

Introduction: Section 1.2: Building Supers and Frames

Presented with permission of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. To purchase the complete "Honey Bees and Beekeeping" television series on DVD or accompanying book, please call 1-800-359-4040

Introduction: Section 1.3: Preparing Food Supplements and Medications

Presented with permission of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education. To purchase the complete "Honey Bees and Beekeeping" television series on DVD or accompanying book, please call 1-800-359-4040