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Fall management of honey bees

The six weeks between Labor Day and Columbus Day are often considered the fall management window. Although southern beekeepers can wait longer, most North American beekeepers can use this rule of thumb with good results. The objective of fall management The purpose of fall management is to assure your colonies remain healthy throughout the winter […] Read more

What is guanine?

After my last post, many people wanted to know “What the heck is guanine?” Very simply, guanine is one of the four nitrogen-containing bases found in DNA. You’ve probably seen strings of letters representing DNA structure that look something like this: ATGGATGTCGACGGT and so on. The four letters represent the four bases: adenine, cytosine, guanine, […] Read more