Beekeeping in Vermont

Beekeeping in Vermont

Last night, VBA Recording Secretary and Certified Beekeeper Fred Putnam, with assistance from VBA Vice President Andrew Munkres and Past President Bill Mares, presented VBA's last online workshop of the season. The topic was "Preparing Your Hives for Winter."

The recorded session is available on the VBA website (login required). Look for Winter Hive Prep.

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The session runs about 100 minutes and covers these topics and more:

  • Target hive weights and weighing hives
  • Fast feeding
  • Pest mitigation
  • Wrapping and insulating
  • Actions during winter

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