BeeHelp Blog

Beekeeping for Ag Exemption in Texas

Posted by Tanya Phillips on 1st Oct 2019

BEES DON’T NEED FENCES!And that’s just one advantage of using beekeeping for AG valuation instead of raising cattle on your 5-20 acre parcel. Or maybe you want cute little goats, like I did, until my … READ POST »

Is it time for a new queen?

Posted by Dan Weaver on 13th Jul 2019

When should I requeen? This is a question we get all the time, and unfortunately, it is easier asked than answered…. But there are a few simple (or least simple to describe) assessments that … READ POST »

Supering your Colony for a Honey Flow

Posted by Dan Weaver on 31st May 2019

One of the most satisfying aspects of beekeeping is to watch a colony’s population explode and the hive fill up with honey. Bees on a honey flow are fascinating to watch, and if you’re lucky enough to … READ POST »

Letter from Dan Weaver Concerning SB 677 Testimony

Posted by Dan Weaver on 11th Apr 2019

Greetings, fellow Texas beekeepers and friends,Some have tried to create a tempest over my testimony before the Senate Ag Committee. On March 11th, before heading to bee yards to stock mating nucs, I … READ POST »