Category Archives: Kenyan Beekeeping

Researcher in Kenya changes lives through beekeeping education

Garreson Publishing runs a monthly e-mail newsletter for beekeepers (subscribe). This article is the first in a series of interviews of beekeepers from across the world. Tom Carroll teaches beekeeping at Baraka Agricultural College in Molo, Kenya. He runs Apiconsult.com, … Continue reading

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A Brief History of the Top Bar Hive

By Peter Sieling In 1682, check Sir George Wheler published A Journey into Greece. In it, pharmacy he described seeing a Greek hive—an inverted skep with wooden bars across the top to which bees attached their comb1. The sloping sides … Continue reading

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