This blog explains how I keep bees. It works for me, it might not work for you. Use my methods at your own risk. Always wear protective clothing and use a smoker when working bees.

Search This Blog

Monday, August 15, 2016

Pulling Honey

Honey can be pulled off the hive anytime now. The nectar flow has slowed in many areas. By mid August the nectar flow is over for most of us. Honey should be pulled and mite treatments should be applied.
 Any supers that are above the brood box is excess honey and can be removed and extracted by the beekeeper. Here is a couple videos on how to pull honey off the hive.