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Harvest season.

Late summer or early fall is harvest time for beekeepers. It's also time to think about preparing the hives for winter. After the honey is removed and only the hive bodies are left some will medicate, others may not. Medication takes several weeks. By November 1st, or first frost, the hives should be sealed for the winter with enough stores to last until April. Over the winter the bees will maintain an internal hive temperature of about 90 degrees F. Amazing!



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Added by Helen Heil on September 27, 2009 at 6:22pm — 1 Comment

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