The first bee hives from Brushy Mountain

The first bee hives from Brushy Mountain

What Kind Of Queen?, Bee Culture, March, 2009
Italian, Carniolan, Caucasian or Russian?

Shipping Live Queens, Bee Culture, March, 2009
Guaranteed on time, but dead, or alive but who knows when? Postal frustrations.



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  1. Berry, J.A. & K.S. Delaplane. 2000. Effects of top- versus bottom-supering on honey yield. American Bee Journal 140(5): 409-410 PDF file
  2. Berry, J.A. & K.S. Delaplane. 2001. Effects of comb age on honey bee colony growth and brood survivorship. Journal of Apicultural Research 40(1): 3-8 PDF file
  3. Ellis, J. D., Jr., K.S. Delaplane, C.S. Richards, R. Hepburn, J.A. Berry, & P.J. Elzen. 2004. Hygienic behavior of Cape and European Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) toward Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) eggs oviposited in sealed bee brood. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97(4): 860-864 PDF file
  4. Delaplane, K.S., J.A. Berry, J.A. Skinner, J.P. Parkman, & W.M. Hood. 2005. Integrated pest management against Varroa destructor reduces colony mite levels and delays economic threshold. Journal of Apicultural Research 44(4): 117-122 PDF file
  5. Berry, J.A. 2008. Get Ready To Pollinate This Spring. Bee Culture 136(1): 41-43 PDF file
  6. Berry, J.A. 2008. Brushy Mountain Bee Farm. Bee Culture 136(2): 37-39 PDF file
  7. Berry, J.A. 2008. Evaluating Your Colony & Your Queen. Bee Culture 136(3): 53-55 PDF file
  8. Berry, J.A. 2008. Package time. Bee Culture 136(4): 43-45 PDF file
  9. Berry, J.A. 2008. Protect Your Hives. Bee Culture 136(6): 45-47 PDP file
  10. Berry, J.A., W.A. Owens, & K.S. Delaplane. 2008. A test of a small cell foundation as an aid to Varroa control. Proceedings of American Bee Research Conference, Sacramento, California. American Bee Journal 148(6): 553
  11. Berry, J.A. 2008. Just Starting Out? Get to a Meeting! Bee Culture 136(7): 37-39 PDF file
  12. Berry, J.A. 2008. Bob & Suzette Binnie. A well run commercial operation in Georgia. Bee Culture 136(9): 31-34 PDF file
  13. Berry, J.A. 2008. Fall Feeding. Bee Culture 136(10): 51-54 PDF file
  14. Berry, J.A. 2008. Replace that Old Comb. Here’s why. Bee Culture 136(12): 59-61 PDF file
  15. Berry, J.A. 2009. Pesticides, Bees and Wax. Bee Culture 137(1): 33-35 PDF file
  16. Berry, J.A. 2009. What Kind Of Queen? Italian, Carniolan, Caucasian, or Russian? Bee Culture 137(3): 37-39 PDF file
  17. Berry, J.A. 2009. Rabbits, Turtles and Bees, Oh My! Bee Culture 137(4): 46-48 PDF file
  18. Delaplane, K.S. & J.A. Berry. 2009. A test for sub-lethal effects of some commonly used hive chemicals. Proceedings of American Bee
    Research Conference, Gainesville, Florida. American Bee Journal 149(6): 586
  19. Berry, J.A. 2009. Small Hive Beetle Round-Up. Bee Culture 137(10): 38-40 PDF file
  20. Berry, J.A. 2009. Small Cell Foundation and Varroa Mites. Bee Culture 137(11):49-51 PDF file
  21. Berry, J.A., W.B. Owens, & K.S. Delaplane. 2010. Small-cell comb foundation does not impede Varroa mite population growth in honey bee
    colonies. Apidologie 41: 41-44 doi 10.1051/apido/2009049 PDF file
  22. Delaplane, K.S. and J.A. Berry. 2010. A test for sub-lethal effects of some commonly used hive chemicals, year two. Proceedings of American
    Bee Research Conference, Orlando, Florida. American Bee Journal 150(5): 498-499
  23. Berry, J.A. 2010. An American Beekeeper in London. Bee Culture 138(1): 47-49 PDF file
  24. Berry, J.A. 2010. Climate Change, Nectar Flows, NASA, And You. Bee Culture 138(2): 51-53 PDF file
  25. Berry, J.A. 2010. For the Love of Honey. Bee Culture 138(5): 40-43 PDF file
  26. Berry, J.A. 2010. Keeping colonies from swarming is like forcing a dog to not like bacon, a cat to ignore tuna or a fish to breath out of water. Bee Culture 138(6): 47-51 PDF file
  27. Berry, J.A. 2010. Fall Fundamentals: You’ll do things a bit sooner in the North than we do down here, but it’s the same things.
    Ignore them at your peril. Bee Culture 138(9): 45-47 PDF file
  28. Berry, J.A. 2010. Shipping Live Bees. Bee Culture 138(10): 47-50 PDF file
  29. Berry, J.A. 2011. What’s Worse – The Pest, Or The Cure?
    When It Comes To Small Hive Beetles, There Are No Easy Choices. Bee Culture 139(1): 27-28 PDF file
  30. Berry, J.A. 2011. African Honey Bees In Georgia – A Tragic Event Is The First Chapter In this Evolving Story. Bee Culture 139(2): 53-55 PDF file
  31. Berry, J.A. 2011. Movin’ Bees – Everybody that’s moved bees has a story. Bee Culture 139(3): 61-63 PDF file