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Qualifications and Committees

In other news, I passed my Basic exam! The exam was in August last year, and after a lot of revision and last-minute swotting, the exam itself turned out to be quite the ordeal! 663 more words


One Question, Too Many Answers

There’s an old beekeeping joke with many variations that essentially sounds a little something like this. “Ask 10 beekeepers a question and you’ll get 11 answers” and as a new beekeeper, I remember feeling extremely overwhelmed by this. 144 more words

A Texan's Guide to the Beekeeper's Year

As a beekeeper you’ve got to keep your eye on the seasons, the weather, bee behavior, and the bees activities. This is meant to be a guide and should not be used as a substitute for watching and learning from your bees. 454 more words

I Was Tricked Into Becoming a Beekeeper

When people find out I’m a beekeeper, one of the first questions they ask is “how did that happen?” or “what made you want to do that?” The truth is – although I’ve always loved bees, I never really thought I’d become a beekeeper. 651 more words