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Ways to test for mites - explains different methods to check on the mite level. My favourite was the sticky paper and the powedered sugar

Bee Feeding Recipes: When feeding bees, it is the sugar, not the water that the bees need. By mixing the sugar to water at different ratios, the beekeeper can encourage certain behaviors. Below are sugar syrup recipes from Keith Tignor, State Apiarist, and the actions they stimulate within the hive. Also included are candy recipes and instructions for dry sugar feeding used as emergency winter food when temperatures are below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

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How to Clean Bee Hives

Grants are available from the federal government and from state governments for various aspects of establishing and keeping honey bees as a business.