How to Make Maple Syrup

ith the arrival of spring and warmer temperatures, the first step to utilizing the yard is to tap the maple trees and...

How To, Trees

Beekeeping

Modern Beekeeping

Beekeeping has changed significantly in the last 25 years. Neonicotinoids have created real issues for bees, other farm chemicals like fungicides have...

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Honey

Canadian Honey Grades

Does the phrase “Canada No. 1 Honey” on the front of a honey jar mean it was made in Canada? No, it doesn’t. The phrase signifies the...

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Beekeeping

Beekeeping: Finding the Queen

Many beekeepers spend a lot of time looking for the queen in a hive, but I’ve never found that to be a useful way to spend my time. It is a fact that you...

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Beekeeping

Beekeeping: How Many Brood Boxes

As a beekeeper, the goal is to have healthy, productive hive and a reoccurring question that gets asked is: “How many brood chambers does a hive...

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Beekeeping

Beehive Inspection Form

Beekeeping has become more complicated in the last few decades with the increased presence of disease and chemical contamination from pesticides. Keeping...

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