Monthly Archives: May 2012

Spring Honey Harvest

(Japan) I apologize for not having any photographs, but I neglected to bring my camera to work. Yesterday I checked my native Japanese honey bee hive on the roof of Agriculture Building #1, Hakozaki Campus, Kyushu University and saw that … Continue reading

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Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?

(Texas) Thursday evening I headed over to Paul’s house to check on the requeened hive. I needed to confirm that the new queen had been released from her queen cage. And if not, then manually release her. It was a … Continue reading

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The Fastball, or How I Requeened My Hive Last Week

(Texas) Last week the queen I ordered from Bee Weaver Apiaries arrived. The plan was to requeen one of my hives at Paul’s house. Some might find it strange, a queen bee delivered in the US mail. Not only was … Continue reading

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Interesting Bee Behavior

Today I observed some interesting and different bee behavior. First of all, as I sat at my desk in my office preparing for tomorrow’s lecture, all of a sudden I noticed a Japanese honey bee flying above my desk, almost … Continue reading

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