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Weather Update – December 2010 vs 2011 & Winter Solstice

Year end is upon us and Winter solstice for 2011 is tomorrow, December 22, 2011. Just taking a look between December 2010 weather compared to this year. Last year we received a ton of rain in December and the temperatures … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice 2011

Well, it’s that time of the year. It’s cold out there. Our bees are all clustered and battling the cold and rain. Us beekeepers can’t wait for the turnaround when days start to get longer and temperatures start to warm … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice – The Turning Point

So what does the Winter solstice have to do with honey bees? First, wikipedia’s definition of the winter solstice: “The winter solstice occurs exactly when the Earth’s axial tilt is farthest away from the sun at its maximum of 23° … Continue reading

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