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~Italian Honey Bee vs. Minnesota Hygienic Bees~

The verdict isn’t quite in yet!  Did our Italian hives do better than our Minnesota Hygienic?  Thus far, it has been hard to tell; two years of totally opposite weather.  Our first year (with just Italians) being ideal with plenty of … Continue reading

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~The Process of Extracting Honey~

Yesterday was a very long day on the Callens Farm.  It started with the regular chores at 6:00 a.m., and before it ended at 12:30 a.m. today, we had harvested a sample of our first honey and sheared 32 head of … Continue reading

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