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Starting a new beehive – what it takes

April 10, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism.

We’ve had a cold, wet spring in East Tennessee this year, and that kind of weather is not particularly good for bees or their honey production. The crimson clover, which the bees love, still has not bloomed, although it should be at its peak in the first or second week of April. Our attitude is, of necessity, wait and see. There is little else we can do at this point.

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