It was 17 F last night. Presently about 25 F. Yet about a dozen dandelions are in bloom in my yard. Absolutely no hope of insect pollination. Do these plants have a plan or will nature remove them from the gene pool?
It has been reported that funding for the the USDA NASS Bee and Honey Report has been recommitted. For full details, see: Annual Bee and Honey Report
The Fall issue of the Alabama Beeline is now electronically available. This newsletter will be published quarterly. While primarily intended for Alabama beekeepers, much of the material contained will be suitable for beekeepers far beyond Alabama.
For a free HD download, visit: Alabama Beeline – Fall, 2011