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Your Bees in August

August 15th is widely considered to be the beginning of the beekeeping year. By this day, many aspects of your bees upcoming year are already determined by the current conditions … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Karessa!

We’re proud to announce that on August 1st Nectar’s own Karessa Torgerson earned the Eastern Apicultural Society Master Beekeeper certification, the oldest and some say most prestigious certification in the … Continue reading

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Drone Frames Back in Stock

New Lower Price! Use drone comb in the spring and summer to trap varroa mites and reduce the mite population as much as 50%, without using chemicals! When the drone brood … Continue reading

July 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

June/July Colony Management

The honey flow is at peak now! You should be seeing fresh white wax and a lot of nectar coming into your colonies. Ideally, you have fewer strong colonies rather … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

May Colony Management

Your spring goal? Help your bees reach maximum colony population at blackberry blossom in June. The bee brood developing right now is going to bring in the food that provisions … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Products

We are excited to be carrying some new products for you to try.  Click on the links for detailed product descriptions and ordering information. COMBCAPPER:  Turn your honey bucket into … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

April Colony Management

Are you ready for a busy spring? The image in this post was taken on March 23rd of this year. Every box in the hive was boiling with bees. Judging … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Frame Wiring Tutorial

Wiring your frames is a necessary step to ensure your precious honey frames come out of the extractor in one piece and your gorgeous frames of brood remain tightly in … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

March: The Starving Month

It is March in the Willamette Valley and we are finally getting some much-needed rain. Unfortunately, the timing is not ideal for your bees. March is the most common month … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oregon Queens!

Oregon’s rainy springs make it notoriously difficult to raise local queens. Historically, true Oregon stock has been out of the reach for most beekeepers. That is why Nectar Bee Supply … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

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