Breaking down Summer Dearth Effects and a short reading (76)




Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm Podcast show

Summary: <p>Understanding late summer dearth issues; Short reading from Sue Hubbell's "A Book of Bees." (Early release for Patrons on Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020. Thank you Patrons for keeping this show going!) </p> <p>--</p> <p>Please become a "Friend of the Podcast" on Patreon and join the folks who make the podcasts possible! In addition to huge gratitude, you get:</p> <p>• BONUS podcast or early access episode every month! • Access to Patreon blog posts including "Tip of the Week" • Special Q&amp;A posts to ask me questions about YOUR bees • Input on the podcast topics • Shout-outs on the show because I appreciate you!</p> <p>You can now join for as little as $1 a month, as times are tough for so many. If you are able and would like to support this podcast, please sign up today: <a href="https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple">https://www.patreon.com/fiveapple</a></p> <p>--</p> <p>About Beekeeping at Five Apple Farm: Leigh keeps bees at 3000' in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with around a dozen-plus (plus) stands. Hives are managed for bee health with active selection for vigor, genetic diversity and disease resistance. The apiary is self-sustaining (not needing to buy/catch replacement bees since 2010) and produces honey and nucs most every year.</p>