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Entries from July 2012

The Rocky Mountain Survivor Queenbee Cooperative!!!

July 26th, 2012 Comments Off on The Rocky Mountain Survivor Queenbee Cooperative!!!

The RMSQB Coop has been launched this 2012 Bee Season! The RMSQB Cooperative was established in the spring of 2012. It includes 6 NM and 3 Coloradan beekeepers all motivated and dedicated to preserving and promoting conscientious beekeeping efforts. Distance covered 457.62 miles- 7 counties- spreading over 2 states. The project is intended to promote […]

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2012 Summer Queen Prices

July 26th, 2012 Comments Off on 2012 Summer Queen Prices

Due to inflated fuel costs among other increased costs, we are having to recuperate more to cover the cost of our production process. Since we are dedicated to promoting and producing quality queens, not simply quantity, our costs for such are on the rise. By allowing our queens an extended mating nuc period, we get […]

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IMPORTING BEES article link

July 26th, 2012 Comments Off on IMPORTING BEES article link

I wrote an article earlier this spring that The Green Fire Times was so kind enough to publish.  http://greenfiretimes.com/2012/06/importing-bees-high-demand-creates-a-huge-dilemma/ The purpose of this article to inform concerned community members, beekeepers and non-beekeepers alike about the issues surrounding importing bees. Melanie  

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2012 Summer Events

July 21st, 2012 No Comments

We just started extracting spring honey from our valley and mountain and desert apiaries. With good rain, we are hopeful the bees will continue to make more and hopefully enough for a late summer/fall harvest, too. Our bees are so kind as to share with us, and we with you. We have a few events lined […]

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Pecha Kucha @ Penasco Theatre- Sat. July 21st.

July 21st, 2012 No Comments

I’ll be presenting at the Volume 7Edition of Pecha Kucha Night- Taos hosted by The Penasco Theatre on the lovely High Road to Taos Scenic Byway. Pecha Kucha is Japanese for Chit-Chat. The format involves 20 slides at 20 seconds/slide. Diverse community members will be presenting their projects and process. I’ll of course be talking […]

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Summer Queen Availability

July 7th, 2012 No Comments

   We are catching up with queen orders. We work down the list in the order that reservations were placed so as to remain fair. We are still very much swamped with field work and office hours are squeezed in during baby’s napping times and midnight burning oil hours. Turn around time for communication is […]

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