** Provide water and ventilation. A pan with water and floating wood chips is fine and a stick to prop the top works good.
*** The bees are busy working the goldenrod, fanning to evaporate the water in the nectar,and trying to stay cool.
**** A swarm was reported yesterday and one last week. Check your supers for room.
***** Very spotty honey production- from none to pretty good. The cool wet late June and early July was tough and then the swarms came or should I say left?
****** Check the MBA website for info on the October conference in Traverse City.
******* Michelle will soon be putting out information on this years extraction date.
Enjoy the sweet smells coming from your hives!!