One of the really critical things a beekeeper will need to do in the spring centers around feeding your bees.
One of the things that’s come up recently is the knowledge about the possibility of your package bees having more than 1 queen. How do you know? And how do you keep your packaged bees from leaving or moving into the neighboring hive?
Here’s a video from spring 2020 where I talk about the nice features of this plastic container that my packaged bees came in.
It’s time to order your bees for spring 2021! Here’s a list of folks I know who have packages and nucs for sale. I’ve purchased from all of these folks at least once or am personally familiar with the product.
The following are my suggestions for buying queens, packages, and nucs. If you have a good source for any, please email me with the pertinent information and include some information about why you are recommending them. The following dealers have been approved by the NC Department of Agriculture to sell bees in North Carolina and …