PerfectBee Colony Webinars
Colony Webinars cover a specific beekeeping topics, to extend your knowledge of the wonderful world of beekeeping. We schedule webinars live on a regular basis, as a benefit of Colony membership. Recordings of previous Colony Webinars available below.
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In this webinar we look at some of the less-often-discussed aspects of some important options available to the beekeeper. We cover the differing opinions on the use of queen excluders, when entrance reducers are justified, when to feed your bees, the logistics of hive inspections and more.
As we head towards summer, our bees get busy and the population explodes. This can result in an increased likelihood of swarming. One tactic beekeepers use to reduce the risk of swarming is to carry out a split. There are, in fact, other benefits of splits too. In this webinar, we take a close look
As spring approaches many beekeepers are looking to install new hives (perhaps our first ones), to give their existing hives a cleanup or both. In this webinar, we look at some jobs you should consider in and around your hives to ensure your bees are off to a great start, leading towards the warmer and
In this webinar look at that vital time of year when bees transition from the winter cluster to the relative warmth of spring. Among the topics we cover, we discuss… . Assessing the colony before the first inspection, through weight . Why hive monitors are not just for the summer or fall . A target
As we move from the depths of winter to the brightness of spring, our bees have a vital transition to make. Depending on location and weather, this will likely involve dramatic changes in just a few weeks. It is also a time that sets up the colony to launch into the warmer and longer days,
It is essential that bees are able to stay ahead of the threat of mites, through the year. This is particularly important towards the end of summer and heading into fall and winter. Bees have many ways to do this themselves but it is also important that the beekeeper be aware of the level of
In this PerfectBee Colony webinar we look at the fascinating event we call – somewhat inaccurately – the honey flow. We cover why this is so important to our bees, what happens during the honey flow and what beekeepers can do to help our bees at this essential time.