Monthly Archives: May 2011

Painless Bee Hive Frame Making and Preping Human House for Sale

How beekeeper Bean manages to save her back when making bee boxes and assembling hive frames by using a small, portable stool and working on the floor of her hayloft Continue reading

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Bee Health Survey & Tropilaelaps Mites

Brookfield Farm participates in the USDA survey of honey bee pests and diseases : the search for exotic pests including the asian Tropilaelaps mite. Continue reading

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Over-night beehive splits – what a difference a day makes this spring

Weather changes during the making of over-night splits at Brookfield Farm in Maple Falls. Shots of splits being made in the sun at one of Bruce Bowen’s bee yards. How over-night splits are created to make new nucs at Brookfield Farm Continue reading

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