Modern Beekeeping Volume 5-7

Modern Beekeeping Volume 5-7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... be perfectly normal. There are ample stores on the hives and the bees went into the cellars late enough that they will not suffer before the coming of spring. The honey situation is good. The majority of the crop has been marketed at a fair price. NORTH-WESTERN STATES: The bees went into winter quarters with heavy stores and conditions are such that they are consuming only the normal amount of food and should come through in first-class shape. The shortage of fruit has brought about a better local demand for honey than has ever been known. The local beekeepers have sold their crop and are purchasing from outsiders to supply their customers. WEST INDIES: The indication for the new crop is good. The bees are in good shape and heavy honey flows are expected within the coming month. The majority of the honey being sold at the present time is going to Holland. SOUTH-WESTERN STATES: There has practically been no cold weather and the bees have flown almost every day. In sections mistletoe, elm, red cedar and willow have already bloomed and the bees have commenced to build up. TEXAS: The past month has been warm and dry. Bees have been active and are consuming enormous amounts of stores. A few plants are blooming sufficiently to keep up some brood rearing. Light rains the middle of January have induced the blooming of huisach and huisachilla. If the weather had continued warm these and other pollen plants would have caused a very rapid building up of the bees and consequently the consumption of enormous The Experiment Apiary Queen House characteristic of the true beekeeper. He loves his industry and wants to see it extended and improved. He is always willing to share his blessings with others, and often sacrifices his own pecuniary interest to do so....show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236525396
  • 9781236525390