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  • Wax Moth Frame Damage

    Understanding Wax Moths 101

     Watch the video and view the picture gallery below to better understand Lesser Wax Moths in Missouri. Jeff describes and show you the impacts of pests on weak or dying colonies. The lesser wax moth typically resides in milder climates, but can be prevalent in areas such as Florida because of the year-round warm climate. These moths live around 7 Read More
  • Small hive beetles with bees on a frame of comb

    Small Hive Beetle 101

    I have seen a lot of discussions on hive beetles and many people identify hive beetles as a major concern. They go to extreme measures to combat hive beetles and spend lots of time, money and concern with these little pests. In our beekeeping experience we see hive beetles only as dangerous to a colony of bees as a tick Read More
  • DIY Affordable Honey Processing 101

    Affordable DIY Honey Processing 101

       Honey processing is a bit overwhelming for the beginner and this course will help newer beekeepers with lessons learned, how to's and even what not to do's. In this 101 course the picture gallery and video below show a cost effective / affordable way to process and extract your honey. Read More
  • Inspecting a new package

    Week by week guideline for managing your new package of bees

    Getting your first package this spring? Here is a week by week guideline for managing your new package of bees through their first 8 weeks.   Read More
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A Future With Bees is a Missouri based operation promoting locally bred “survivor” honeybees, natural beekeeping and protecting a future that includes honeybees! We believe that breeding better bees is the best long-term solution to our bee's health and longevity. We practice chemical free, sustainable apiary management. We happily pick up swarms anywhere in the Springfield, MO region. We also perform bee rescues where we remove unwanted bee colonies from houses, trees, building structures, or anywhere else! If you have bees, we can help!
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Beekeepers Monthy Activity Calendar

Confused on what you should be doing each month?
Each article linked below gives you a monthly look at what is going on inside your hives and what activities you should be thinking about.
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