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Decoding Monitoring Boards – Christine Kurtz

Christine Kurtz gave a wonderful presentation and helped us understand how to read our hive bottom boards. A seasoned beekeeper with over a decade of experience working with bees, using a sustainable, treatment-free and all-natural management style, Christine is a strong believer in supporting locally adapted stocks of bees. As a long time Sonoma County … Continue reading Decoding Monitoring Boards – Christine Kurtz

Club Night: Mid-year member hive maintenance

In our current online education series, we have covered a series of topics important for the hobby beekeeper. Our subject this month continues the theme of mid-year hive maintenance and follows on the heels of our two-part class. This evening, our Education Committee, led by Master Beekeepers, Sara Cutrignelli and Arthur Kubogamell, share the inspection … Continue reading Club Night: Mid-year member hive maintenance

Club Night: Preparing your hive for honey

In our current online education series, we have covered a series of topics important for the hobby beekeeper. This evening, our Education Committee Directors and Master Beekeepers, Sara Cutrignelli and Arthur Kubogamell, feature in a special video presentation created especially for GBA by Jamie Haskell: How do you know when your hive is ready to … Continue reading Club Night: Preparing your hive for honey

Treatment-free Varroa Control – Ross Conrad

Ross Conrad learned his craft from the late Charles Mraz, world renowned beekeeper and founder of Champlain Valley Apiaries in Vermont.  Conrad is a former president of the Vermont Beekeeper's Association, a regular contributor to Bee Culture - The Magazine of American Beekeeping, author of 'Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches To Modern Apiculture' published by Chelsea … Continue reading Treatment-free Varroa Control – Ross Conrad