Key to the honey bee health is nutrition! Us humans can weather many diseases if we practice good nutrition. Same goes for the bees. Honey bee nutrition comes from two sources – pollen and nectar. Feed 2:1 sugar syrup (that’s thick!) this time of year. You want them to store it. In spring, we feed […]
Group will perform practical honey extraction using several methods (Extractor, Cutting Comb, Destructor).
Honey is derived from Nectar whose main ingredient is disaccharide Sucrose. The honey bee breaks this sugar down into two simple sugars: glucose and fructose. “Rippened Honey” is the nectar that has been reduced to 16-19% water content and capped. If you have some frames that are a mixture of capped and uncapped cells of […]